PLN News: October 2015

About the Private Landowner Network

You are Cordially Invited to a Breakfast with Senator George Mitchell

The breakfast to benefit Resources First Foundation will occur on Tuesday, November 10th at 9 am at the Lunt Auditorium , 74 Lunt Road, Falmouth, Maine. Tickets are priced at $100 per person.

Kindly reply by November 5th to 207.536.0831 or

Find the event on Facebook here.


RFF Hires Melissa O'Neal as Director of Development & Outreach

"I am very excited to be a part of the team that positions Resources First Foundation to provide private landowners the resources they need to practive conservation on their own lands, while at the same time opening the conservation conversation at the local, state, national and global levels," O'Neal said.

Learn more about O'Neal here.

New Life in the Badlands

Photo: Blake Gordon.

"In the Malpai Borderlands region of southern Arizona and New Mexico, ranchers and conservationists have joined forces to protect a unique landscape - and a way of life," begins the cover story the Oct-Nov issue of The Nature Conservancy Magazine.

The story focuses on the Malpai Borderlands Group, the Executive Director of which, Bill McDonald, we interviewed for PLN's Keep Working Lands Working blog last December.

RFF Attends Third Annual Tara Talks

A slide from RFF President Eno's presentation.

Taking place just outside of Vicksburg, Mississippi, the third annual Tara Talks focused on private sector conservation efforts, and Resources First Foundation's President Amos S. Eno and son, Communications Manager Amos P. Eno, were honored to be a part of it.

Guide Enhances Understanding of Farm Bill Conservation Programs

"Then new 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation is a tool for help them choose the best conservation practices for each individual's farm or ranch," said rancher Jim Stone.

Read the guide here.
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