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Choiniere Family Farm Receives New England Leopold Conservation Award

Nov. 18, 2021

Choiniere Family Farm of Highgate Center, Vermont has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 New England Leopold Conservation Award. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the…

The Berkshire Eagle

Peru: Flora & fauna hike at wildlife sanctuary

Nov. 16, 2021

Aimee Gelinas, naturalist and Tamarack Hollow Nature and Cultural Center director, will lead a fauna and flora hike from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Dorothy Rice Sanctuary.…

Greenfield Recorder

Nonprofit leaders talk ‘achieving a holistic approach to conservation’

Nov. 10, 2021

Leaders of nonprofits in forestry and wilderness conservation spoke to the benefit of working together to address climate change and the biodiversity crisis during a joint presentation Wednesday…


Analysis-Glimmers of Hope Seen for Global Carbon Market Deal at COP26

Nov. 5, 2021

GLASGOW (Reuters) – Cautious optimism has emerged that COP26 in Glasgow can clinch a global carbon market deal unlocking trillions of dollars of green investment, with even hold-out nation…

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Heavy use during pandemic leaves Friends of the Wapack with a lot of work

Nov. 3, 2021

Hikers are wearing down parts of New England’s oldest intrastate hiking trail, the Wapack, especially since the start of the pandemic. “The trail has been very, very busy – a lot more hiking…


Explainer: The toughest of tasks at U.N. climate talks: Article 6 on CO2 markets

Oct. 27, 2021

Agreement on a market-based mechanism to allow countries to use international carbon offsets to meet goals set under the 2015 Paris climate agreement is among the most complex and most important of…

Portland Press Herald

Owners of Maine’s carbon-sponge forests asked to do more to blunt climate change

Sep. 26, 2021

WHITEFIELD — Dappled sunlight illuminated the forest floor where Tony Marple had thinned a thick stand of aspen, oak, birch and maple two winters ago. The land had been clearcut by a former owner…

The Ellsworth American

Conservation groups purchase 13,500 acres near Eastbrook

Sep. 22, 2021

TOWNSHIP 16 — The Nature Conservancy in Maine has acquired the approximately 13,500-acre Spring River-Narraguagus Forest property in townships 16 and 9, near Eastbrook. Conservation of this…

Press Release

Land Purchase Permanently Conserves 13,500 Acres in Downeast Maine

Sep. 16, 2021

The Nature Conservancy and partners protect valuable habitat north of Tunk Mountain in the Narraguagus River watershed The Nature Conservancy in Maine (TNC) announced today that it has acquired fee…

Greenfield Recorder

State awards grants to 5 towns in Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership

Sep. 3, 2021

Five Franklin County towns in the Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership Region have received grant funding from the state Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and Baker-Polito…


Grants boost Mohawk Trail recreation, wood products, emergency response

Aug. 25, 2021

BOSTON — Grants totaling $313,500 will help projects in the state’s northwest corner that improve access to outdoor recreation, promote the use of local wood products, and enhance emergency…


Nature regrows forests, can humans do the same?

Jul. 9, 2021

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Bob Perschel–of the New England Forestry Foundation, or NEFF, which has put forward a prescription for a healthier New England Forest, which they call exemplary forestry.…