Projects in Progress

Many landscape and seascape conservation efforts are constant projects in progress. They continuously create new relationships with local partners. And they revisit their goals on a regular basis to make sure they stay on track. The National Park Service plays an active role in landscape-scale efforts across the nation. Check out some examples of this ongoing work.
bison stands in grassy field

Bison Conservation Initiative

The National Park Service works with other federal agencies in the Department of the Interior to protect our national mammal, the bison.

tree over slow moving river

US Biosphere Network

Biosphere Regions conserve the beauty and diversity of nature and sustain the benefits of a healthy environment for society.

people standing in an alpine lake and fish

National Heritage Areas

National Heritage Areas are places where historic, cultural, & natural resources combine to form cohesive, nationally important landscapes.

Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee

Greater Yellowstone Committee

GYCC allows the federal land managers to pursue opportunities for voluntary cooperation & coordination at the landscape-level...

Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Partnership

The Chesapeake Bay Program is a regional partnership that leads and directs Chesapeake Bay restoration and protection...

Crown Managers Partnership

Crown Managers Partnership

The Crown Managers Partnership works to enhance connections between managers, agencies, researchers, and the communities they work in...

One Tam Initiative

One Tam Initiative

Mt. Tam is managed as a matrix of protected areas within a 195,000-acre network of interconnected spaces. A global biodiversity hotspot...

Appalachian Trail Partnership

Appalachian Trail Partnership

The mission of the ATLP is to connect the wild, scenic, and cultural wonders of the Appalachian Trail and its surrounding landscape.

large rock outcropping in grassy field

National Natural Landmarks

National Natural Landmarks offer the perfect opportunity for connection and engagement in collaborative conservation...

Last updated: March 25, 2021


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