Our mission is to acquire, protect, restore, and manage forestlands and other related resources in our local region for the long-term benefit of the communities located there. NOT!

INSTEAD: Our mission is to ensure the long-term benefit of local communities (spell these out) by acquiring, protecting, restoring, and managing forestlands and related resources(identify them) in our multi-county region.

The latter statement places first things first in order of importance - as any mission statement should.