The Southern New England Heritage Forest Partnership was formed to bring additional funding to the 1.49 million-acre unfragmented forest corridor stretching along the Connecticut and Rhode Island border to the Quabbin Reservoir in Massachusetts, as the SNEHF has 76% forest cover and offers one of the last viable wildlife corridors from southern to northern New England.
The Quabbin to Cardigan Initiative (Q2C) is a collaborative, landscape-scale effort to conserve the Monadnock Highlands of north-central Massachusetts and western New Hampshire. The Q2C partners share a vision of consolidating the permanent protection of the region’s most ecologically significant forest blocks, and key connections between them for wildlife passage and human recreation.
The Quiet Corner Initiative (QCI) is the outreach and engagement arm of the Yale Forests and was created to improve the capacity for sustainable land management and stewardship in northeastern Connecticut. QCI’s programming focuses on three main topic areas: the promotion of sound forestland management, the development of renewable energy, and the expansion of small-scale agriculture
The Resilient Taunton Watershed Network (RTWN) overarching goal is to promote the resiliency of the Taunton Watershed of Massachusetts in the face of climate change and development, considering ecological outcomes as well as economic, social, and environmental justice issues.
The Maine Mountain Collaborative is a coalition of statewide, regional and national conservation and forestry organizations convened to address new forest conservation challenges and opportunities in the Maine Appalachian Mountain Corridor. They bring a shared focus to raise awareness of the region and innovate new financial strategies to accelerate the pace and scale of forest conservation and restoration in one of the world’s most intact temperate forests.
Maine West is a partnership of local and regional organizations dedicated to addressing systemic rural challenges and enhancing community well-being in western Maine through increased collaboration across the economic, education, health, and conservation sectors.
The Mass-Conn Sustainable Forest Partnership works to connect individuals and organizations with appropriate resources and develops new, collaborative solutions to advance forest conservation at the regional scale within Massachusetts and Connecticut.
The Massachusetts Coastal Pine Barrens Partnership mission is to bring about broad recognition of the unique qualities and intrinsic value of the Massachusetts Coastal Pine Barrens; to ensure the protection of its most endearing cultural and environmental attributes and its amazing diversity of plants and animals; and to continually celebrate the Pine Barrens’ important contributions to our quality of life, to the landscape’s resiliency, and to the Barrens’ enduring appeal to residents and visitors alike.