The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership announced the Fall 2021 recipients of Land Protection Transaction Grant Program grant awards. A total of $38,825 in grant funds will support conservation work on 384 acres of land. The five conservation projects provide over $40,000 in matching funds.
The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program assists land trusts, conservation organizations and municipal governments in Conservation Project Grant the coastal watershed of New Hampshire and Maine with land protection transaction costs including appraisal, land survey, legal, title, recording fees, easement baseline documentation and environmental assessments. The eligible properties are permanently protected through donation or acquisition of land and conservation easements.
The Fall 2021 grant awards include conservation properties representing a diversity of natural resources including woodlands, agricultural lands and open fields, important wildlife habitats and water resources.
Land Protection Transaction Grant Recipients:
- Great Works Regional Land Trust, $11,725, Conservation Project Grant, Town of South Berwick, ME
- Town of Hampton, $2,100 Appraisal Grant, Town of Hampton, NH
- Nippo Lake Association, $3,500, Appraisal Grant, Town of Barrington, NH
- Southeast Land Trust of NH, $3,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Newfields, NH
- Southeast Land Trust of NH, $18,000, Conservation Project Grant, Town of Durham, NH
The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership is a collaboration of conservation organizations in the coastal region that promotes landscape-scale land conservation and stewardship. Funding for the Land Protection Transaction Grant program is provided by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The Nature Conservancy serves as the fiscal agent for the Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership grant program.
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