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The Associated Press

USDA to fund push to store carbon in New England forests

Sep. 15, 2022

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding a major push to try to store more carbon in New England’s forests. The agency said Wednesday that the New England…

Maine Congressional Delegation

Delegation Announces $385 Million to Support Maine Farmers, Loggers and Mitigate Climate Change

Sep. 15, 2022

$35 million for Wolfe’s Neck Farm and $30 million for the New England Forestry Foundation will help create market opportunities for Maine farmers and loggers using climate-smart production…

Maine Public

USDA grants $30 million for increased carbon storage in New England forests

Sep. 14, 2022

The U.S Department of Agriculture announced on Wednesday funding for what’s being called a potentially transformational pilot program to help forest landowners in Maine and the rest of New…

Press Release

$30 Million USDA Climate-Smart Commodities Award to Increase Carbon Storage in New England’s Forests

Sep. 14, 2022

Media Contact: Andrea Colnes, NEFF Deputy Director & Climate Fellow, September 14, 2022 – Marking a transformative investment in our region’s forests, the…

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Historic Investment in Partnerships for 70 Climate-Smart Commodities and Rural Projects

Sep. 14, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the Biden-Harris Administration through the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing up to $2.8 billion in 70 selected…

Mountain Times

Hartland’s Cedar Mountain Farm in the running for conservation award

Sep. 14, 2022

Kerry Gawalt and Stephen Leslie, who operate Cedar Mountain Farm in Hartland, are Northeast Region finalists for the 2022 Leopold Conservation Award, the winner to be announced in a few weeks,…

Press Release

Finalists Selected for New England Leopold Conservation Award

Sep. 13, 2022

Three finalists have been selected for the 2022 New England Leopold Conservation Award. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the prestigious award recognizes landowners who…

EcoRI News

Efforts to Reduce Inflation Could Improve N.E. Forest Management

Aug. 8, 2022

Several provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act, recently signed into law by President Biden, could have a significant impact on New England’s carbon goals by expanding climate-smart forestry…

Seven Days VT

Seven Spots Where Vermonters Open Their Private Land to the Public

Jun. 8, 2022

Vermont is the fourth most forested state in the country, with three-quarters of it covered in woods. Nearly 80 percent of its forests — an estimated 3.5 million acres — are owned not by the…

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Harris Center to conserve 74 acres in Hancock and Antrim

May. 18, 2022

The Harris Center for Conservation Education has raised the funds to purchase and conserve two parcels south of Willard Pond, resulting in a total of 74 acres of new conservation in Antrim and…

Boston Globe

To curb the climate crisis, transforming forestry is key, UN says

May. 7, 2022

Forests cover more than 60 percent of land in Massachusetts. To avert the most dire consequences of climate change, those woodlands must be protected, a recent report from the United Nations’…

Daily Hampshire Gazette

Easthampton couple donates 78 acres of forest in Whately for conservation

Mar. 31, 2022

WHATELY — An Easthampton couple has donated more than 75 acres of Whately forest to be conserved by the New England Forestry Foundation (NEFF). Robert and Susan Boone’s 78-acre property in West…