NCPP Partner Agencies
NCPP Strategic Plan
Local Work Group Project
What Is NCPP?
The National Conservation Planning Partnership (NCPP) represents the effort of the key national
conservation partners responsible for working directly with private landowners using a locally led, voluntary
conservation delivery system.
Build strategic partnerships that directly support planners and conservation planning
Implement systems for workforce development and certification
Streamline and advocate for use of innovative and flexible tools, technologies, and processes
Commit to timely and seamless information flows across the conservation community
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The Future of Conservation Planning
The 9 Steps to Conservation Planning
Our partnership uses this nine-step road map to provide
assistance to our customers and develop a conservation plan.
The 5 Principles for Voluntary Conservation on Private Lands
Based on the work of conservation pioneer Hugh Hammond Bennett, these key principles have stood the test of time.
Read stories of conservation planning—what worked, what didn’t, and ways we can innovate.
Hugh Hammond Bennett:
The Story of America's Private Lands Conservation Movement
“NCPP is a joint commitment to advance conservation planning.”
“Greater capacity to conduct quality planning to implement more voluntary conservation.”