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Conservation Reports

NEW!!! Climate Change and Adaptation

TNC’s Knowledge Base for Climate Change Adaptation 

Report: Resilient Sites for Terrestrial Conservation in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Conserving the Stage: Climate Change and the Geophysical Underpinnings of Species Diversity 


Land Use & Protection

NEW! Changes to the Land: Four Scenarios for the Future of the Massachusetts Landscape (2013) from Harvard Forest and the Smithsonian Institution through Wildlands & Woodlands Partnership

NEW! The Return on Investment in Parks and Open Space in Massachusetts (2013) from the Trust for Public Land

 2011 Land Protection Report from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs 

The Conservation Almanac: A Resource from the Trust for Public Land

Land Protection Under the Patrick-Murray Administration 2007–2010 from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs 

National Land Trust Census Report 2010: From the Land Trust Alliance 


Environment and Wildlife

Massachusetts Climate Change Adaptation Report, Sept 2011 from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs & Adaptation Advisory Committee 

State of the Birds: Documenting Changes in Massachusetts Birdlife 2011 from Mass Audubon

Wildlands & Woodlands: A Vision for the New England Landscape from Wildlands & Woodlands Partnership

A Policy Agenda for Conserving New England’s Forests from Wildlands & Woodlands Partnership


Agriculture and Food Security

NEW! Pioneer Valley Food Security Plan from PVPC

Scaling Up Local Food: Investing in Farm and Food Systems Infrastructure in the Pioneer Valley from CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture)

MA Department of Agricultural Resources: Annual Report 2010

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