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The Thames River Basin Partnership and the Salmon Falls Watershed Collaborative may span different geographic regions, but they have similar ideas and missions. The Salmon Falls Watershed Collaborative focuses on the Salmon Falls Watershed in…

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Seeking Members for the RCP Network Fundraising Committee

The RCP Network Steering Committee is proposing we establish a fundraising committee of RCP coordinators and leaders to coordinate outreach to funders, applications to foundations and agencies, and development of communication materials that support increased funding for RCPs. The RCP Network Fundraising Committee (FC) will seek to follow-up on our successful relationship with the Jessie B. Cox Trust by engaging other potential private and public funders. A FC with representation from each…

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RCP Network Webinars 2018

WEBINAR: A Guide for Applicants to the USFS Landscape Scale Restoration Grant Program Tuesday, June 5 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST   REGISTER The US Forest Service Landscape Scale Restoration Grant can help Regional Conservation Partnerships build their capacity to plan and implement landowner outreach and land management activities. What to expect: Tips for drafting a competitive proposal How to align proposals with State Forest Action Plans Lessons learned from a successful RCP recipient: Cold…

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Funding

Funding Sources for RCPs

Current and Potential Sources of Funding for RCPs

Funding for Coordination, Education and Outreach, Strategic Conservation Planning, and Organizational Development

  • RCP Climate-Resilient Biodiversity Conservation Planning Grant Program — Modest grants for GIS mapping and technical assistance from Highstead and Harvard Forest staff. Contact Bill Labich at blabich@highstead.net…
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Mission Statement

Draft Mission Statement for the RCP Network

Draft Mission Statement: We use the power of networking, innovation, and coordination to advance the pace and practice of large landscape conservation and stewardship in New England and Eastern New York. We make it easier for RCPs and regional…
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Cold Hollow to Canada (CHC) declared it to be a vulnerable time for forests in their Fall 2018 newsletter, citing an intergenerational shift in land ownership and negative impacts associated with climate change. In their programming, initiatives, an…
Dec 7
Zoraida Lopez-Diago is now a member of RCP Network
Dec 6
Katherine Culbertson commented on Katherine Culbertson's blog post Are All Acres Created Equal? Understanding the Economic Benefits of Conservation in Downeast Maine
"At Convergence, we were just at the beginning of these discussions, but many people had great starting ideas and were ready to engage in conversation. Looking forward to hearing the results of further conversations, and seeing what actions are taken…"
Dec 6
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