Large landscape conservation projects seek to reconnect, and maintain existing connections among parks and protected areas. They are focused on improving and maintaining connectivity and habitat in the matrix. National Parks and probably the most protected areas for biodiversity, therefore the matrix around them of National Forests, rangelands, and private forest and ranches is critical to keep those processes involved in isolation from changing the species compositions of the parks themselves.
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"The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) is a joint Canada-US not-for-profit organization that seeks to preserve and maintain the wildlife, native plants, wilderness and natural processes of the mountainous region from Yellowstone National Park to the Yukon Territory." Read More
"Two Countries, One Forest (2C1Forest) is an international organization dedicated to using landscape conservation to protect and maintain the Northern Appalachian/Acadian ecoregion, which includes 33-million hectares (80-million acres) and forests spanning the eastern edge of North America". Read More
Adam Federman discusses the Atlantic megalinkage "The megalinkage, if ever created, would be a vast network of wildlife habitats. It would connect eco-regions like the southern coastal plains of Georgia to the Appalachians and the Green Mountains of Vermont and from there to parts of southern Quebec, in the process protecting and allowing for the reintroduction of keystone species." Read More