It's Official, We're Now LandCAN!

Resources First Foundation and the Private Landowner Network have merged to become the Land Conservation Assistance Network, or LandCAN, offering over 87,000 pages of resources designed to help private landowners sustainably manage their ranches, farms, forests, and waterways.

In other news:

"Explore the beautiful Chesapeake Bay and meet producers and partners in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia who are implementing voluntary on-farm conservation practices that improve water quality, enhance wildlife habitat and strengthen the economic bottom lines for working lands." Keep reading.
 

Lesser Prairie Chicken Rangewide Plan

 
A beautiful video overview of the Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies' plan to save the lesser prairie chicken, while maintaining the viability of sustainable ranches. Learn more about the plan here.
 

Ecologist & Landowners Champion Wildlife & Human Values

For retired refuge ecologist Gina Dello Russo, private landowners are important allies for restoring the Rio Grande's floodplain. Keep reading.

#HabitatHeroes: Sprouting Healthy Sagebrush Conservation

Rancher Greg Peterson Protects Sage Grouse in Gunnison, Colorado
 
The lush green flats on Peterson's ranch and across the (Colorado Gunnison) basin also offer prime habitat for Gunnison sage-grouse." Keep reading.
 

Maine Open Farm Day is July 23!

Over 80 Maine farms will be open to the public on Sunday, July 23 for the 28th annual Open Farm Day.

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Six Generations Strong 

Stories - Six Generations Strong
 
Do farmers care about the land? Is the family farm a myth? Casey Cox is a sixth generation farmer who couldn't resist the call home to the farm after college. See her story.