Conservation is Climate Action

Bold conservation of America’s forests, grasslands, wetlands, farms, and ranches is needed to combat climate change. U.S. Nature4Climate’s Conservation IS Climate Action campaign is highlighting conservation success stories that illustrate how conservation action is climate action.

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Growing Trees, Growing Jobs

“Hard work, low pay, miserable conditions, and more!”

On its face, the California Conservation Corps’ motto might seem like more of a warning than a recruiting tool, but for thousands, it represents a promise: new skills, entry to a career, even a bit of an adventure.

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The Math is in: Soil Health Practices Produce Real Return on Investment

Many farmers believe the scientific evidence that soil health practices improve soil and water quality. However, they are reluctant to change management techniques without knowing how much the soil health practices will cost or benefit them. So, American Farmland Trust found “soil health successful farmers,” and conducted benefit-cost analyses.

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Sustainable Farming: Is There a Payoff?

Farmers are striving to be both sustainable and profitable with practices that have the potential to improve the land and their bottom line.

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Improving Climate + Park Equity in Cleveland

The Trust for Public Land is working with government and community partners to address climate and park equity in Cleveland through a people and data-driven approach.

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Seeing the City for the Trees

One obstacle to building an urban forestry workforce is that many young people don’t know how to access the field, or that it even exists. American Forests is working with partners to raise awareness of, and build bridges to, the field.

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