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February 2012
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  • OSI Fund Completes Grants of Over $5 Million
  • How a New England Town Gets a Forest
  • Alliance Encourages Governor's Parks Budget
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  • OSI Fund Completes Grants of Over $5 Million 

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    As of December 2011, Saving New England's Wildlife Fund has regranted all $5 million to protect over 20,000 acres of critical wildlife habitat in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts - valued at over $50 million. 

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    How a New England Town Gets a Forest

    Albany Town Forest CFF Vermont

    Back in 2007, the 735-person town of Albany, New Hampshire was one of only a handful of municipalities in the state that did not own its own forest.

     

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    Alliance Encourages Governor's Parks Budget

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    On February 7, the Alliance’s Executive Director, Erik Kulleseid, appeared before the Joint Legislative Budget Committee testifying in support of the governor’s proposed budget.

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    The preservation of the 122-acre Hampton Hills Farm is the latest parcel that the town of Warwick has preserved with funding from the Community Preservation Act.     

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    Citizen Action is OSI’s fiscal sponsorship program for over 50 grassroots projects. Upcoming conferences include several on farming and agriculture.

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    The Department of Defense’s Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative (REPI) may provide up to $5 million for conservation transactions near military bases in Georgia and Florida.   

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    Together with the adjacent Domino dairy farm, the Rominger farm easement creates a 242-acre swath of preserved viable farmland and abundant scenic and natural beauty.

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