Highstead is a regional conservation non-profit based in Redding, Connecticut, that is dedicated to increasing the pace of land protection in New England and beyond through science, sound stewardship and collaboration with diverse partners.
About the Authors
Kavita Kapur Macleod, Principal of KKM Environmental Consulting, conducts analyses around environmental policy issues that integrate economic, scientific, and policy considerations for public, private, and NGO institutions both domestically and internationally.
Jonathan Thompson is the Research Director and Senior Ecologist at the Harvard Forest, a department of Harvard University.
About the Northeast Wilderness Trust
Founded in 2002, the Northeast Wilderness Trust conserves forever-wild landscapes for nature and people across New England and the Adirondacks. The Wilderness Trust owns Wilderness Preserves and Sanctuaries, and also protects land through legal means such as conservation easements. It is the only organization in the Northeast focused exclusively on forever-wild conservation and currently safeguards more than 69,000 acres of wildlands across six states.