University of Massachusetts Amherst

Conservation Assessment and Prioritization System

Conservation Assessment and Prioritization System

Supporting Agencies & Organizations

Funding support for CAPS was provided by The Nature Conservancy, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under section 104 (b)(3) of the U.S. Clean Water Act, the Federal Highway Administration via a grant administered by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Massachusetts Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, Massachusetts Audubon Society and The Trustees of Reservations – Highlands Community Initiative. Coastal metrics were developed in collaboration with the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management. CAPS also received support from the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station and UMass Extension. National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is a federal partner, providing federal assistance and program leadership for numerous research, education, and extension activities.

Prepared in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Office of Transportation Planning and the United States Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. The contents of this web site reflect the views of the authors, who are responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official view or policies of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation or the Federal Highway Administration.