Collaborative Conservation Challenges, Opportunities and a Chance to Help

As with everything, it has been difficult for Partnerscapes, and all organizations that count on public support, to meet and communicate effectively with potential supporters over the last two years. With that in mind, please consider supporting Partnerscapes and/or your local collaborative effort as we all look forward to a much improved 2022!

December 10th, 2021|

Virtual Private Lands Partners Day October 5th and 6th Recordings Available

For the second year in a row, we were not able to gather in person in October due to the pandemic, but we were able to organize some stories of collaborative conservation from across the country, virtually, as well as hear from a couple of our national conservation leaders.

October 19th, 2021|

Persistence of Voluntary Conservation Actions on Private Lands – The Impact of the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program

With approximately 70% of the land in the United States in private ownership, voluntary conservation efforts are critical to sustain fish and wildlife, soil health and all natural resources. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program (PFW) has been providing voluntary technical and financial assistance to private landowners for over 30 years and continues to be critically important to conservation of federal trust species and a catalyst for public-private conservation partnerships across the country.

August 20th, 2021|

Partnerscapes Cancels In-Person Private Lands Partners Day 2021

After much consideration and debate, the Partnerscapes board has decided not to hold an in-person Private Lands Partners Day in 2021. This was not an easy decision, but with ongoing Covid restrictions in Oregon and travel restrictions remaining in place for many public agencies, it was the best decision.

June 21st, 2021|

Biden-Harris Administration Outlines “America the Beautiful” Initiative

On May 6th an initial report was released on the Administration’s vision for what has been previously called 30x30. Renamed the America the Beautiful Initiative, the report outlines principles to achieve conservation of thirty percent of our Nation’s lands and waters by 2030. While light on specifics, there are a lot of things that Partnerscapes can relate to. . .

May 24th, 2021|

Partnerscapes Still Seeking Input on Private Lands Partners Day 2021

Partnerscapes has been seeking input for planning of Private Lands Partners Day through a survey as our country and individual states continue the response to the Covid-19 pandemic. So far, 90 individuals have responded, and we wanted to provide a report on the results thus far, even while leaving the survey open for a bit longer.

April 13th, 2021|