Speaking for the trees – The Boston Globe

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Story

A group of scientists and others believes 70 percent of New England can be protected as forestland – while still leaving room for development, farming, even logging. The key to making this happen? Hundreds of thousands of private landowners.

Fortunately, many solutions already exist but just need to be ramped up, says Bill Labich, a regional conservationist with the Connecticut-based organization Highstead. “We already have the building blocks, the partnerships to achieve the vision of doubling the pace of forestland protection,” he says.

via Speaking for the trees – The Boston Globe.

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