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NFF Supports Nine Conservation Connect Fellows to Support Collaborative and Volunteer Projects

2020 marks the third year of the Conservation Connect Fellowship program. This year we have nine Fellows from the University of Montana, Vermont Law School, Yale, Cal State LA, and the University of Michigan. Fellows are working on a variety of projects from an analysis of collaborative groups in Idaho and Montana to increasing volunteer engagement in Colorado.


Partners work together to restore and protect Bill Williams Mountain

The Kaibab National Forest, in partnership with Coconino County, the National Forest Foundation, and the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, began technical steep slope forest restoration and fuels reduction work on the mountain in September 2019. This


Agencies seek public input on Lake Tahoe West Restoration Project

The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, California Tahoe Conservancy, and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency seek public input on the proposed Lake Tahoe West Restoration Project. This project will restore forests, meadows, streams, and wildlife habitat across the West Shore of the Lake Tahoe Basin.


NFF and Forest Service announce $71,000 in grants to support Southeast Alaska watersheds and communities

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) and USFS Alaska Region (USFS) are pleased to announce the recipients of $71,000 in grants to improve landscape conditions, forest health and water quality in to benefit Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. The Community Capacity and Land Stewardship grant program helps forest collaboratives and community-based organizations reach agreement on landscape-scale restoration and create forest-based jobs.