Ecosystem Services in Working Lands Practice and Policy of the U.S. Northeast

Publication Description

This report documents results from a regional assessment of over 1,300 ecosystem service provisioning programs and policies across the U.S. Northeast, in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland,Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia as well as in the District of Columbia. The assessment describes the programs’ institutional arrangements, their incentive structures, and the ecosystem services they provide. This analysis was grounded in four overarching goals for the Northeast region named in the RFP by the Association of Northeast Extension Directors (NEED) and Northeastern Regional Association of State Agricultural Experiment Station Directors).

Land-Grant Institution
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Alicia F. Coleman,, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Mario Reinaldo Machado,, University of Vermont

Publication Audience
Cooperative Extension
Publication Type
Content Publication
Publication Date
April 15, 2022

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