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The 2018 RCP Network Gathering marked the first time the conference featured an entire track of workshops on smart growth topics, including a session titled “Local Zoning and Regulation for Land Protection,” which brought conservation and regional planning experts together to discuss the intersection between local land use planning and landscape conservation.
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When RCP coordinators come together for their annual meeting the day before the Gathering, it’s a chance for these leaders to delve into big questions about the practice of collaborative conservation and get support from peers who have encountered similar challenges. For the second year running, organizers have embraced an Open Space Technology model in lieu of a more traditionally structured meeting, in order to maximize time for participant-driven discussions around the issues coordinators…
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Small Grants Program from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Land Trust Bird Conservation Initiative Accepting Proposals Through March 1, 2019

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has announced the 2019 Request for Proposals for its Small Grants Program through the Land Trust Bird Conservation Initiative. This year six total awards will be offered (three each in the amounts of $5,000 and $20,000) for projects that enhance bird conservation on privately owned lands. Eligible activities may include: Strategic Planning Outreach Habitat Management Stewardship Capacity Building Read here for a full description of the award categories and…

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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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Tamsin Flanders posted a blog post
                                                                                        Photo by Jerry Monkman with support from LightHawkLand conservation trusts have been helping landowners to protect their land from development in New England and…
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When RCP coordinators come together for their annual meeting the day before the Gathering, it’s a chance for these leaders to delve into big questions about the practice of collaborative conservation and get support from peers who have encounte…
Jan 16
Hallie Schwab posted a discussion
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has announced the 2019 Request for Proposals for its Small Grants Program through the Land Trust Bird Conservation Initiative.
This year six total awards will be offered (three each in the amounts of $5,000 and $20,000…
Jan 14
Bill Labich posted a discussion
If you're interested in learning more about receiving applications from Williams College students to do awesome work this summer to advance your RCP activities, click here for more information. Williams College can pay the students so you don't have…
Jan 4
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