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The Great Bay Partnership awards $59,075 for land transaction costs to eight conservation projects

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership announced the Spring 2021 recipients of Land Protection Transaction Grant Program grant awards. A total of $59,075 in grant funds will support conservation work on 562 acres of land. The eight conservation projects provide over $86,000 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 Spring 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:

  • Bear Paw Regional Greenways, $7,100, Conservation Project Grant, Town of Deerfield, NH
  • Town of Fremont, $2,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Fremont, NH
  • Great Works Regional Land Trust, $3,000, Appraisal Grant, Town of South Berwick, ME
  • Moose Mountain Regional Greenways, $20,000, Conservation Project Grant, Town of Milton, NH
  • City of Portsmouth, $2,775, Appraisal Grant, Town of Madbury, NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $3,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Hampton Falls, NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $3,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Durham, NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $16,700 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Rye, 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

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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The Great Bay Partnership awards $66,797 for land transaction costs to eight conservation projects

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership announced the Fall 2020 recipients of Land Protection Transaction Grant Program grant awards. A total of $66,797 in grant funds will support conservation work on 1,117 acres of land. The eight conservation projects provide over $102,000 in matching funds. The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program assists land trusts, conservation organizations and municipal governments in 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 2020 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:

  • City of Portsmouth, $8,004 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Madbury NH
  • Society for the Protection of NH Forests, $3,000 Appraisal Grant, Town of Durham NH
  • Society for the Protection of NH Forests, $8,745 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Brookfield NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $2,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Epping NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $3,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Durham NH
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $16,500 Conservation Project Grant, Towns Barrington & Strafford NH
  • Three Rivers Land Trust, $20,000 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Springvale ME

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program will have a grant round in Spring 2021. Grants will be offered for both Appraisal Grants and Conservation Project Grants. See the Great Bay Partnership website for additional details.
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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For questions about the grant program contact us.

The Great Bay Partnership awards $36,945 for land transaction costs to eight conservation projects.

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership announced the Spring 2020 recipients of Land Protection Transaction Grant Program grant awards. A total of $36,945 in grant funds will support conservation work on 416 acres of land. The eight conservation projects provide over $43,000 in matching funds.

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program assists land trusts, conservation organizations and municipal governments in 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 Spring 2020 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:

  • Town of Barrington, $3,775 Conservation Project Grant
  • Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, $2,000 Appraisal Grant, Town of Strafford
  • Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, $6,700 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Strafford
  • Town of Madbury, $2,000 Appraisal Grant
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $2,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Newington
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $12,000 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Farmington
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $3,500 Appraisal Grant, Towns of Durham & Lee
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $4,470 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Lee

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program will have a grant round in Fall 2020. Grants will be offered for both Appraisal Grants and Conservation Project Grants. See the Great Bay Partnership website for additional details.

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.

For questions about the grant program:
Dea Brickner-Wood
GBRPP, Great Bay Coordinator
603-868-6112
Email

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The Great Bay Partnership awards $47,505 for land transaction costs to six conservation projects.

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership announced the Fall 2019 recipients of Land Protection Transaction Grant Program grant awards. A total of $47,505 in grant funds will support conservation work on 364 acres of land. The six conservation projects provide over $48,000 in matching funds.

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program assists land trusts, conservation organizations and municipal governments in 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 2019 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:

  • Town of Newfields, $1,750 Appraisal Grant
  • Society for the Protection of NH Forest, $10,075 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Hampton Falls
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $2,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Brentwood
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $3,500 Appraisal Grant, Town of Fremont
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $13,780 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Epping
  • Southeast Land Trust of NH, $15,900 Conservation Project Grant, Town of Barrington

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program will have a grant round in Spring 2020. Grants will be offered for both Appraisal Grants and Conservation Project Grants. See the Great Bay Partnership website for additional details.

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 and the Thomas W. Haas Fund of New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The Nature Conservancy serves as the fiscal agent for the Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership grant program.

For questions about this grant opportunity contact:
Dea Brickner-Wood
GBRPP, Great Bay Coordinator
603-868-6112
Email

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The Great Bay Partnership awards $17,550 for land transaction costs to seven conservation projects.

The Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership (GBRPP) has announced the Fall 2018 Land Protection Transaction Grants Program awards. A total of $17,550 in grant funds will support conservation appraisal work on 730 acres of land. The seven conservation projects provided over $17,750 in matching funds.

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program assists land trusts, conservation organizations and municipal governments within the coastal watershed with the transaction costs associated with permanent land protection such as the donation and acquisition of land and conservation easements. The Fall 2018 grant round offered matching Appraisal Grants to assist with the initial transaction cost of a property appraisal.

This round of awardees includes conservation properties representing a diversity of natural resources including woodlands, agricultural lands and open fields, important wildlife habitats and water resources. The awarded conservation projects are located across the coastal watershed in six communities including Deerfield, Epping, Kingston, Portsmouth, Rye and Wakefield.

The Land Protection Transaction Grant Program will have a grant round in March 2019. Grants will be offered for both Appraisal Grants and Conservation Project Grants to assist with the transaction expenses for permanent landprotection projects including survey, title, legal, baseline documentation and environmental assessment costs.

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 and the Thomas W. Haas Fund of New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The Nature Conservancy serves as the fiscal agent for the GBRPP grant program.

For questions about this grant opportunity contact:
Dea Brickner-Wood
GBRPP, Great Bay Coordinator
603-868-6112
Email

Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership Land Protection Transaction Grant Program Recipients, Fall 2018
Bear Paw Regional Greenways, $2,250. Town of Deerfield
Town of Kingston, $3,500. Town of Kingston
Moose Mountain Regional Greenways, $2,000. Town of Wakefield
City of Portsmouth, $3,500. City of Portsmouth
Town of Rye, $3,500. Town of Rye
Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire, $700. Town of Epping
Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire, $2,100. Town of Epping

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