Feb 01, 2014

New England Food Hub Site Suitability Analysis

Created to inform and enhance state- and regional-level discussions about food hub placement and food system development, the models and information provided in this analysis can help food entrepreneurs, investors, and policy makers frame their decisions on the placement, design, and support for food hubs in underserved areas of New England.

Oct 18, 2013

Elena Mihaly

Elena Mihaly is the Vice President of CLF Vermont. Having joined CLF in 2013, Elena leads advocacy initiatives in Vermont related to climate, water quality, public health, and environmental justice. Her past successes include fighting for stronger water quality protections for Lake Champlain under EPA’s TMDL clean-up plan, working to protect children from lead poisoning… Continue reading Elena Mihaly

Sep 27, 2013

Healthy Neighborhoods Equity Fund Health Impact Assessment

Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) and the Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation (MHIC) have created a $30 million private equity fund model that will consider the community, environmental, and health benefits of a proposed project as well as the financial risks and returns. The model, known as the Healthy Neighborhoods Equity Fund (HNEF), will result in investments that have the potential to transform neighborhoods, strengthen population and environmental health, and promote regional equity − while providing investors with financial and social returns.

Apr 08, 2013

Conservation Matters Spring 2013: Year in Review

Ocean Habitat Protection: For the Sake of Cod & Country… Enforcing Water Quality Standards Across New England… Out with the Old, in with the New: New England is a critical moment in energy transformation… Sustainable Agriculture: Sustainable Food: Growth and Innovation

Jul 09, 2012

Growing Green

In Growing Green: Measuring Benefits, Overcoming Barriers, and Nurturing Opportunities for Urban Agriculture in Boston, we looked at what would happen if commercial urban farms put 50 acres of currently underutilized land into food production. We found that it would: Create between two and five direct, on-farm jobs per acre, or between 130 and 220 jobs across… Continue reading Growing Green

Apr 08, 2012

Conservation Matters Spring 2012

Regional Ocean Planning: Giving everyone a seat at the table… Holding Government to Account: Empowering citizens and ensuring clean water… Canadian Hydropower for New England? Awash in promises, as promises dry up… Sustainable Agriculture: Growing a vibrant New England.Face to Face With New England’s Environmental Stewards

Jan 09, 2012

Conservation Matters Winter 2012

Everybody’s Movement: Environmental Justice Across New England… Progress Report: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Results Are In… Giving Wisely: John Hammond… Five Questions for: Christophe Courchesne

Jun 09, 2011

Conservation Matters Summer 2011

Ocean Wealth vs. Ocean Health: Planning a Sustainable Future for New England’s Ocean Waters… Progress Report: Stopping Stormwater Pollution at the Source… Finally, CLF Gets MassHighway to Clean Up Its Act… Why I Give to CLF: Honor Passow… Five Questions for… Jane West

Apr 09, 2011

Conservation Matters Spring 2011: State of the Region

Fisheries Management: Building healthier fish populations and thriving coastal communities… Nutrient Pollution: Restoring New England’s waters to health… Public Transportation: Accelerating toward better transportation… Coal-free New England: Making way for the region’s clean energy future… CLF Ventures: Work in the Public Sector