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 Staying Connected Initiative (SCI) seeks to conserve, restore, and enhance landscape connectivity across the Northern Appalachian/Acadian region of the U.S. and Canada for the benefit of nature and people. Sustaining connectivity safeguards native wildlife and plants from the impacts of habitat fragmentation and climate change, and supports human activities and values that are tied to the forested landscape.
The Salmon Falls Watershed Collaborative coordinates long-term source water protection efforts among planning commissions, land trusts, watershed associations, water systems, and town, state, and federal agencies in New Hampshire and Maine.
The Shutesville Hill Wildlife Corridor Partnership works to protect and enhance the ecological function and habitat connectivity of the Shutesville Hill Wildlife Corridor, a critical link between Vermont’s Mt. Mansfield Forest Block and Worcester Range, to ensure the permeability of this corridor for all organisms into the future, and to maintain and enhance the associated benefits to people who live in or visit the region.
The Lower Connecticut River Land Trust works to conserve, study,
steward, and promote the unique values and scientific significance, natural
and working lands, and historic, ecologic, cultural, and scenic resources
of the communities of the lower Connecticut River Valley Region.
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.
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 Metrowest Conservation Alliance (MCA) is a partnership of organizations that work collaboratively on land management (stewardship) and land protection to achieve regional conservation success. They promote sustainable forestry and agriculture, biodiversity protection, and local economies, and recognize the need to integrate people with the environment through education, extension, and outreach in order to achieve conservation goals.
The North Quabbin Regional Landscape Partnership is a voluntary association of state and local organizations working together to conserve the Greater Quabbin Region in Massachusetts by facilitating landowner outreach, stewardship, municipal outreach, and land protection projects