The U.S. Forest Service is an agency under the U.S. Department of Agriculture that manages public lands in the form of national forests and grasslands, provides technical and financial assistance to state and private forestry agencies, and makes up the largest forestry research organization in the world.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s mission is to protect, manage, and advocate for the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Their vision is that the Appalachian Trail and its surrounding landscape are protected forever for all to enjoy.
The Department of Conservation and Recreation for Massachusetts manages state parks and oversees more than 450,000 acres throughout Massachusetts. It protects, promotes, and enhances the state’s natural, cultural, and recreational resources.
The Land Trust Alliance is a national land conservation organization that represents more than 1,000 member land trusts and their 4.6 million supporters nationwide. Their mission is to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America
LightHawk's mission is to accelerate conservation success through the powerful perspective of flight. They serve as consultants, co-designing flight campaigns to achieve relevant and important conservation outcomes, educational objectives and outreach strategies.
The Long Island Sound Watershed Regional Conservation Partnership Program (LISW-RCPP) is a landscape scale initiative that covers the geographic area of Long Island Sound (the Sound) and its watershed. It coordinates the development and implementation of a comprehensive working lands program with a key focus on: 1) nutrient management and soil health, 2) protection of non-industrial forest land, and 3) working lands adaptation/ resiliency.
The ALPINE Summer Institute program is designed for students and young professionals to learn more about the theory and practice of large land conservation in the early twenty-first century. The program also offers participants the opportunity to meet and network with peers and leaders in the field.
The Safe Water Conservation Collaborative is a network of over 25 water utilities, land conservation organizations, and community partners collaborating on land conservation and stewardship practices to protect safe, clean drinking water for communities in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
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.