The Long Island Sound Regional Conservation Partnership Program (LISW-RCPP), of which the RCP Network is a partner, is pleased to announce their 2016 Healthy Forest Reserve Program Grant Round.
Enrollment Period: June 1, 2016, to August 1, 2016
The purpose of the LISW-RCPP - Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP) is to assist landowners, on a voluntary basis, in helping to achieve outcomes representing the restoring, enhancing and protecting of forestland resources on private lands through permanent conservation easements.
The LISW-RCPP has developed a pre-screening application process to help Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) direct $3.25 million in HFRP funding to land protection projects that:
- Promote the recovery of endangered and threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)
- Improve plant and animal biodiversity
- Enhance carbon sequestration
- Protect drinking water supply resource areas
Click here to go to the LISW-RCPP website.
Click here for the Request for Proposals.
Click here for an Application.
For more information about our pre-screening process, please email the chair of the LISW-RCPP Forest Land Protection Technical Committee (and author of this blog), Highstead Senior Conservationist Bill Labich (firstname.lastname@example.org).