Share your stories of landscape conservation in action

As landscape conservation is increasingly recognized as an important and essential approach to conserving our interconnected landscapes, we are working to bring this emerging practice to life through personal narratives and reflections. In this vein, we’ve launched a… Read More

Contribute Photographs to the NLC Photo Database

Do you have beautiful photographs that capture the essence of your local landscape and the innovative conservation efforts underway? Looking for an opportunity to showcase these images and your landscape more broadly? The Network is looking for photographs… Read More

Connect with NLC at the Rally

The Network for Landscape Conservation will be at the Land Trust Alliance Rally from October 26th-28th, 2017. The Network has convened and is moderating the “Collaborating and Conserving at the Landscape Scale” workshop on the afternoon of the… Read More

Holistic landscape conservation not new to the Blackfeet Nation

In northern Montana and southern Alberta, the Blackfeet Confederacy has long viewed the integration of natural and human systems as central to the tribe’s physical and spiritual well-being. In the face of environmental, social, and political change, the… Read More

LCC Funding Threatened in Proposed Federal Budget – Voice Your Support to Congress

The administration’s proposed budget calls for eliminating funding for the Department of Interior’s Landscape Conservation Cooperative program. Losing funding for the 22 Landscape Conservation Cooperatives would be an enormous setback to landscape conservation progress and partnerships across the… Read More

George Wright Conference Reflections – Trending for Large Landscapes

In April, the George Wright Society held its biennial conference, a gathering of managers, scientists and professionals focused on protected areas. Brenda Barrett, a member of the NLC leadership team, was on hand at the Connections Across People, Place… Read More

Practitioners’ Network to host large landscape conservation breakfast at LTA Rally

The Practitioners’ Network for Large Landscape Conservation is partnering with the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy and Highstead to host a large landscape conservation breakfast at the upcoming Land Trust Alliance Rally (scheduled for October 28-30th in Minneapolis,… Read More

Reflections on IUCN World Conservation Congress’ Nature-Culture Journey

At the September 2016 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress in Hawai’i, IUCN and ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites – the cultural heritage counterpart to IUCN) co-sponsored a Nature-Culture Journey.  This Journey… Read More

Global Perspectives: The International Aspects of Large Landscape Conservation

Given that this week is the World Park Congress in Sydney, it’s a great time to highlight one of the leaders in the National Park Service working at the Office of International Affairs. Jonathan Putnam recently sat down to… Read More

Mountain Music: A Closer Look at the Blue Ridge Music Trail

Blue Ridge Music Trail The Basics The Blue Ridge Parkway is a scenic drive corridor spanning 469 miles across the Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains National Parks. The Blue Ridge Heritage Initiative fostered the creation of a series… Read More