The Southern New England Heritage Forest is an anomaly, a 1.49 million-acre forest corridor flanked by the Hartford, Worcester, and Providence metro areas and one of the last remaining unfragmented sections in the coastal sprawl from Boston to…
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Needed: Examples of RFPs for Appraisals for Forest Conservation Easements

I am looking for examples of Requests for Proposals for appraisals. I think that any RFP of this nature will be helpful as a starting point. In this particular case, I am interested in attracting proposals for appraisals on a number of properties that will have similar conditions and constraints. Specifically, these appraisals are part of the LI Sound Watershed Regional Conservation Partnership Program - HealthyForest Reserve Program. Constraints will be placed on how much wood can be harvested…

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Willing to share? H2H RCP is looking for good examples of RCP endorsement protocols...

As H2H (Hudson to Housatonic) continues to grow as an RCP, we are looking for other RCPs willing to share their project endorsement protocols, especially those that have been used successfully. We're envisioning a checklist that conservation partners would use to measure their projects against. If their project met a threshold of attributes, it would be eligible for an RCP endorsement and, possibly, a shared transaction cost fund, for example. Does anyone have a project endorsement protocol to…

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