Case Studies: Conservation & Affordability of Working Land

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This 2015 report by California FarmLink share nine case studies of how land trusts and other conservation groups are working to protect agricultural land by promoting secure tenure for the farmers and ranchers who steward them. PDF: Conservation and Affordability of Working Lands, 2015 Source: California FarmLink 

Alternative Ownership Models for Conserved Farmland – Model Lease & Easement Documents

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These model lease and model easement documents, developed by Equity Trust, are alternative ownership models designed to keep farms affordable for farmers and producing food for their communities.
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Conservation 2.0: How Land Trusts can Protect America’s Working Farms

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This report by the National Young Farmers Coalition calls on land trusts and public and private funders to adopt and incentivize new conservation easements that keep land affordable for working farmers.
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2017 State of the Sound Report

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The State of the Sound report is intended to help our partners and decision makers better understand our current state of Puget Sound recovery.
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Charitable Gift for Working Lands: Strategies for Land and Philanthropy

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While investing in farm & forestland is common, few organizations are set up to take donations of working lands. This report gives an introduction to organizations and programs currently receiving and managing working land donations.
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Water and Birds in the Arid West: Habitats in Decline

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This report authored by the National Audubon Society, represents the first comprehensive assessment of the complex & vital relationships that exist among birds, water, & climate change in the region.
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The Beaver Restoration Guidebook

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This guidebook provides a practical synthesis of the best available science for using beaver to improve ecosystem functions. If you are a restoration practitioner, land manager, landowner, restoration funder, project developer, regulator, or other interested cooperator, this guidebook is for you. The Beaver Restoration Guidebook was prepared by US FWS, NOAA, University of Saskatchewan, and USFS.
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Estuary & Salmon Restoration Program Investment Plan

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This document from the Estuary & Salmon Restoration Program (ESRP) contains a fact sheet, project map, and ranked project list for ESRP in 2017-2019. PDF: 2017-19 Estuary and Salmon Restoration Program Fact Sheet  

Salmon Recovery Funding Board Factsheet

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This factsheet details how the Recreation and Conservation Office awards grants for salmon recovery projects. PDF: Salmon Recovery Funding Board Factsheet Source: Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office

Puget Sound Acquisition & Restoration (PSAR) Factsheet & Investments

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This factsheet describes the benefits of Puget Sound Acquisition & Restoration Fund (PSAR) investments. The PSAR focuses its efforts on critical habitat and salmon populations. PDF: PSAR General Factsheet Source: Puget Sound Partnership   This factsheet outlines the PSAR grant funding priorities for 2017-2019, as well as return-on-investment stats. PDF: PSAR Funding 2017-19 Factsheet Source: Puget Sound Partnership