How Landscape Conservation Partnerships Are Working to Address Climate Change
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
This paper examines the experience of collaborative partnerships in dealing with climate change. The examination draws from a recent online survey of landscape conservation partnerships, interviews with over 40 practitioners, web research, and email communications. The paper presents practices that appear to be most effective and makes re…
Building a landscape conservation approach: The potential for Regional Conservation and Climate Partnerships in Canada
This working paper reviews the growth of Regional Conservation Partnerships (RCPs) in the United States and the outcomes being achieved by those operating in Canada to determine whether and how these partnerships can support whole-landscape approaches to strengthen and accelerate conservation outcomes. Regional partnership models are part…
A Botswana non-profit is helping to heal fraught human-wildlife relationships through environmental education
In rural Botswana—where one of Earth’s last intact elephant populations flourishes—the small environmental nonprofit Elephants for Africa is teaching schoolchildren not to fear the animals. Its aim is to create a generation raised on stewardship that has the skills to coexist, sustainably, with wildlife
Assessing Land for Climate Resilience: A guide to The Nature Conservancy’s resilient and connected network
The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy’s Resilient Land Mapping Tool delineates a network covering 35 percent of the United States, connecting climatic gradients across thousands of biodiversity elements and targeting multiple resilient sites in every ecoregion to form the spatial foundation for targeted land protection strategies. The tool can be …
ILCN Presents Conservation Visionary Award to Jack and Laura Dangermond
This Conservation Visionary Award ceremony took place at the 2023 ESRI Geodesign Summit in Redlands, California, in April 2023.
July 2023 ILCN Newsletter
Explore topics including, rewilding, the Eden to Addo Corridor, Indigenous-led conservation, European conservation easements, and more.
ABC Group Report
What is an easement? How is it used for conservation? What is the history of the tool and how can we incentivize private landowners to put conservation easements on their property? The Agriculture, Biodiversity, and Climate working group delves into this and more in a new report.
Indigenous wisdom: Traditional land management driving conservation
Riebl recounts lessons from the ILCN’s second webinar on Indigenous-led conservation.
In a salute to the last Knysna elephant, this South African NGO established a 50,000-hectare biodiversity corridor
The Eden to Addo Corridor is inspired by elephants’ role as ancient path makers.
Liu to lead flagship civic land conservation program in China
ILCN Regional Representative for Asia, Shenmin Liu, leaves the Lincoln Institute staff in July to take the helm at a pilot program in the mountains of Hangzhou, China.