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.
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
Local stewardship fund invests over $111,000 in priority stewardship projects.
A long-term solution for meeting Hopi and Navajo home energy needs is underway
Join the bear-heart-tree effort on National Love a Tree Day to help raise awareness on the importance of replanting forests across America
The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU), California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy), and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) have extended the scoping period for the proposed Lake Tahoe West Restoration Project until May 26, 2020.
In the first grant round of 2020, the NFF’s Matching Awards Program invested $830,499 in 37 on-the-ground conservation projects. Each project was proposed and will be led by local nonprofit organizations.
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.
Learn more about the NFF's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.