RCAP Database | Natural Systems: NS-2

Promote collaborative federal, state and local government conservation land acquisition programs. Explore fee simple and less-than-fee approaches which reflect regional acquisition priorities and result in conserving a diversity of natural areas including hot spots of biological diversity, protecting open space and buffer areas to create or maintain resilience and adaptive capacity of existing natural areas to transition inland/upslope.

Planning Horizon: 
Short (0-5 years)
Potential Partners: 
Natural Resource Agencies
Potential Funding Sources: 
DOI, USEPA, possible State funding? Voter referendum; Short-term sales tax; FCT; Farm Bill
Estimated Resources Required: 
Agency staffing
Milestone Progress: 
Development of acquisition strategy, where needed.