A $210,000 grant from OSI’s Resilient Landscapes Initiative allowed the Cacapon and Lost Rivers Land Trust to acquire a conservation easement on the 750-acre hunt club property
Research & Policy

Resilient Landscape Initiative Retrospective (2021)

Photo Credit: Ed Neville

In 2013, OSI launched the Resilient Landscapes Initiative to translate groundbreaking climate science and support a new approach to land protection in the face of climate change. The Initiative promoted a shift in conservation outcomes and planning — from a focus on natural communities and species, to the protection of enduring features on the landscape – those places most likely to harbor plants and animals in a warming world. To achieve these goals, OSI provided capital and planning grants, conducted education and training efforts, and developed and distributed guidance materials to land trusts and state agencies. 

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