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  What do Stamford, CT; Bethel, ME, and Grand Lake Stream, ME have in common? They were able to bring communities together to invest in land conservation by focusing on – and delivering on – the economic value to the community.
Highstead and the Northeast Forest Network have launched a shared messaging campaign: Stand Up For Forests to hel
Sebago Clean Waters (SCW) reached a significant milestone along its path to protect the Sebago Lake watershed this week when the coalition received an $8 million U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) grant.
Northeast Wilderness Trust has launched a new initiative to accelerate the pace of wilderness conservation across New England and New York. The Wildlands Partnership offers local land trusts the resources to work on wilderness conservation while receiving periodic income through a developing wilderness carbon market.
New England Forestry Foundation (NEFF) is pleased to announce the official launch of its Forest-to-Cities Climate Challenge, NEFF’s newest initiative and a key component of their climate program.
  Paul Catanzaro, Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts AmherstALPINE Webinar:
The purpose of the Long Island Sound Watershed Regional Conservation Partnership Program (LISW-RCPP) — Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) — Agricultural Land Easement (ALE) grant round is to assist landowners, on a voluntary basis, in helping to restore, enhance and protect forestland resources on private lands through permanent conservation easements.
The Sebago Clean Waters Partnership (SCW), along with several local partners, announced the permanent protection of 1,400 acres of forest in Sebago, ME. The land, now known as the Tiger Hill Community Forest, will provide space for outdoor recreation, support the local economy, and protect the water of Sebago Lake, which supplies water for more than one-sixth of Maine residents. 
The Conservation Finance Boot Camp returns to New Haven, CT for its 14th year, June 22-26, 2020.  Highstead and their partners at the Conservation Finance Network and the Center for Business and the Environment at Yale are excited to offer tuitio

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