Partners for Conservation was honored to serve as a co-convener for the first Western Collaborative Conservation Network (WCCN) Confluence held March 10-12 at Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins, Colorado.
March 20, 2020Gregg Elliott
In the oft-rainy South Puget Sound region of western Washington, a highly threatened, dry prairie ecosystem persists on droughty soils across a patchwork of prairie preserves and grazed working lands. With recent ESA listings resulting from habitat loss, a team of farmers, researchers, and county planners is seeking to build collaboration across conservation and agriculture.
February 18, 2020Gregg Elliott
Partners for Conservation has assisted with the planning, is presenting or is otherwise involved with several voluntary conservation events focused on collaboration and partnerships scheduled for 2020.
January 17, 2020Gregg Elliott
In September of 2019 almost 170 landowners and conservation partners gathered in Ogden, Utah for the 12th annual Private Lands Partners Day, this year focusing on private lands conservation partnerships in a state where two-thirds of the land is federally-owned.
December 18, 2019Gregg Elliott
On October 25th, 2019 over 120 family members, neighbors, and conservation partners gathered to dedicate The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) Owen Preserve in Yale, Virginia (Sussex County). The Owen land consists of over 1,850 acres and is being managed for recovery of northern savannas, among the rarest of longleaf habitats across the southeastern U.S.
November 21, 2019Gregg Elliott
Partners for Conservation (PFC) Executive Director Steve Jester and Texas Board Director Gary Price participated in a panel on communication and partnership among diverse perspectives at a session held for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Biologists in the southwestern states.
October 28, 2019Gregg Elliott
Partners for Conservation Hosts Private Lands Partners Day and Diverse Perspective Partnerships for Team Leaders in September
September was a very busy month for Partners for Conservation in our efforts to support public-private partnerships and collaborative conservation, with both a workshop and Private Lands Partners Day!
September 27, 2019Gregg Elliott
PFC New Mexico Director’s Ute Creek Cattle Company recognized by National Cattlemen’s Beef Association – Environmental Stewardship Award
Ute Creek Cattle Company, in Bueyeros, N.M., has been selected as one of seven regional finalists of the Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). The award, announced during the 2019 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting July 30 in Denver, recognizes the operation’s outstanding stewardship and conservation efforts.
August 26, 2019Gregg Elliott
Private Lands Conservation Partnerships Highlighted at Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Meeting
Earlier this month state and federal conservation agency staff and nongovernmental organization representatives from across the West gathered in Manhattan, Kansas to focus on private lands conservation partnerships. This was the theme for the bi-annual Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) meeting.
July 19, 2019Gregg Elliott
Partners for Conservation was honored to partner with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, Pheasants Forever, and others as a part of the first Western Working Lands for Wildlife Workshop held June 18-20 in Twin Falls, Idaho.
June 26, 2019Gregg Elliott
PFC attended a recent Working Lands Roundtable convened by the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) examining topics such as at-risk species conservation, broad-scale threats to western working landscapes, and cross-boundary coordination in resource management and planning.
April 16, 2019Gregg Elliott
Partners for Conservation convened the 2019 annual meeting and January 2019 board meeting in Atlanta, Georgia January 23 and 24.
March 19, 2019Gregg Elliott