From the impact on carbon storage and biodiversity, local economies and businesses, and to the health of diverse communities of people, there are many factors that go into land use and conservation decisions. We conduct and curate research to help guide the decisions of stakeholders about how land is protected, managed, and developed.

Through our work, we look to educate landowners, municipal planners, policymakers, industry leaders, and anyone who cares about land in their community, about the implications of their land use decisions. Our reports and briefs shed light on conservation-related topics such as forest management, public and private funding, health benefits and risks, and economic impacts and influences. We appreciate the nuanced issues that are specific to individual towns and states while maintaining a regional perspective that gives our work relevance throughout New England.

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