The Forest Legacy Program provides grants for conservation easements or land purchases through state partners to protect environmentally sensitive forest lands while maintaining private ownership and working forests. The Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions – “Yellowbook”, which presents current standards for grant requests, is posted for reference here.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Climate Change website emphasizes adaptation, mitigation and engagement to address impacts to wildlife and natural habitat. USFWS’s efforts to address climate change issues are detailed in Rising to the Urgent Challenge: Strategic Plan for Responding to Accelerating Climate Change.
The USFWS Habitat and Resource Conservation website details current programs that can support conservation efforts across the nation.