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In many Zoom meetings I've been attending, when there is a check-in, people talk about how they're dealing with the pandemic, with social distancing, and trying to balance their work and family life under these extraordinary circumstances. In these sharings, I hear concerns for others, uncertainty, and anxiousness punctuated by gratitude, strength, hope, innovation, and resilience.  4421888874?profile=RESIZE_710x

According to resilience researcher Lucy Hone, resilient people have three strategies that help them get through t

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Collaborative Leadership for RCPs Strengthen Your Ability to Lead and Collaborate A Two-Day Leadership Development Opportunity Offered by the RCP Network and Institute for Conservation Leadership Addressing complex conservation goals often requires high levels of collaboration. As a leader of a Regional Conservation Partnership (RCP), you know well the opportunities and challenges of working together effectively at a landscape level and across political and organizational boundaries. This l
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Final Round of the RCP Innovation Grant Program!

The Jessie B. Cox Trust Charitable Trust Fund announced the final round of grants to increase the capacity of Regional Conservation Partnerships (RCP) in New England. The deadline for proposals is Feb. 1, 2017.

Grants (up to $20,000) will be awarded in late Spring 2017 for proposed activities that will help an RCP move forward more quickly from maturing to fully conserving. These activities include developing and implementing conservation priority plans, strategic action plans, landowner outrea

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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 (June 1, 2016, to August 1, 2016). The LISW-RCPP has developed a pre-screening application process to help NRCS direct $3.25 million in HFRP funding to highly ranked land protection projects. Highly rated projects will promote the recovery of endangered and threatened species under the Endangered Species A
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At the 2015 RCP Network Gathering, many of you voiced the need for communication and branding resources – and we listened!

The RCPnetwork.org website was launched this spring and we began the process of designing an RCP Network logo.

After weeks of developing and refining, and with input and direction from the RCP Network Steering Committee, we have three options to choose from and we want to know what YOU think!

Click here to select one of the three logo options that you think best rep

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Applications are now open to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)Fiscal Year 2017 Regional Conservation Partnership Program. Nationally, $260 million will be available for projects that address regional landscape-scale resource priorities. 

The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), created in the 2014 Farm Bill, can be an excellent source of financial and technical assistance funding for landowners in RCP regions.  Funded projects seek to address resource concerns, such

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