Mission of The Mountain Conservancy

  • To preserve the biodiversity of the mountain regions in northern New England
  • To develop an appreciation of the importance of the mountain regions for their contribution to a healthy society
  • To develop a membership organization
  • To provide support for the growth and development of land trusts and other conservation organizations
  • To encourage land owners to put their lands into our program of Preserves for Biodiversity and Carbon Sequestration
  • To develop an extensive corridor in the Maine and New Hampshire mountains for fauna and flora to move from their habitat into higher elevations and cooler climate to escape climate warming that will not support them
  • To protect the mountain watersheds and their fauna for the betterment of the regions further south and for maintaining biodiversity
  • To support the establishment of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife High Peaks Wildlife Refuge
  • To buy land where necessary to fulfill our Mission
  • To support regional connectivity of primitive use trails that promote the wilderness experience of northern New England’s mountains and woods