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COVID-19 and the High Peaks Initiative

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the High Peaks Initiative RCP (HPI) in Maine was tapped by a foundation to connect with local communities and identify areas of critical need to determine where funding could best be deployed to face challenges brought on by the pandemic.  These challenges included:
  • Food insecurity in local communities
  • Safe recreation during the pandemic
  • Remote learning access needs
  • Meals for school kids when school is…
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Free Webinar on Collaborative Landscape Conservation Aug. 10 from 12:00-1:30p EDT.

The CA Landscape Stewardship Network welcomes RCP Network members to join their upcoming webinar, “Conservationists Without Borders: Lessons from (Inter)national Partners.” The aim of the panel is for leaders in the field to share insights and lessons learned in working at the landscape scale from the regional to international level, and it would be beneficial for those working collaboratively at any scale. The event is on Aug. 10 from 12:00-1:30p EDT.  See this flyer for more information: CLSN…

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Draft Mission Statement for the RCP Network

Here are our responses (in italics) to questions used to help identify elements of any organization’s mission statement:

Q: What do we do?

A: Build the capacity of RCPs, coordinate, and collaborate.

Q: Why do we do it? 

A: Conserve and steward more land.

Q: How do we do it?

A: Networking, sharing best practices, training, fundraising, and collaborating with each other and regional…

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Emily J. Greene commented on Simon Rucker's blog post COVID-19 and the High Peaks Initiative
"This is great, thanks for sharing!"
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During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the High Peaks Initiative RCP (HPI) in Maine was tapped by a foundation to connect with local communities and identify areas of critical need to determine where funding could best be deployed to face…
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