Latest On The Conservation Gateway

A well-managed and operational Conservation Gateway is in our future! Marketing, Conservation, and Science have partnered on a plan to rebuild the Gateway into the organization’s enterprise content management system (AEM), with a planned launch of a minimal viable product for January of 2024. If you’re interested in learning more about the project, reach out to for more info!

Several elements contribute to the success of a greenprint. The following are best practices to consider when embarking on the development of a greenprint informed by on-the-ground experience from practitioners at The Nature Conservancy, The Conservation Fund, and The Trust for Public Land.

Download all Best Practices


Engage diverse stakeholders or advisors

Use accessible language in presentations and materials

Define the leadership roles and decision-making process early

Be transparent

Articulate the adaptability of greenprints

Pay attention to details

Spatial analysis

Consider relevant conservation values

Complement existing conservation plans and efforts

Provide regional context

Implementation and action

Create opportunities for ongoing collaboration among stakeholders

Develop an implementable plan that provides sufficient information and detail to support decisions at the scales of implementation