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July 23, 2014

On July 23, 1964 the House of Representatives through a voice vote enacted the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which was later made law on September 3, 1964. This historic legislation established a dedicated and permanent means for the conservation and protection of America’s irreplaceable natural, historic, cultural and outdoor landmarks.

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July 10, 2014

Released by the Civil War Trust: The Conservation Fund partners with the Civil War Trust to protect hallowed ground at Richmond National Battlefield Park.

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Proctor Creek runs through Lindsay Street Park.
June 10, 2014

Through a three-year investment in the Fund’s Parks With Purpose program, U-Haul and its customers will support the Fund’s work to bring community members, businesses and city officials together to improve the environment, the local economy, and the quality of life for Atlantan’s living in some of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods.

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Photo Credit: Eklutna, Inc.
June 5, 2014

Protection of land will secure traditional Alaska Native home sites and natural resources sacred to the Dena’ina people.

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Photo by Jason Johnson
May 21, 2014

Protection of forested property will provide increased public recreational access, opportunities for sustainable timber harvesting and a critical buffer area for military operations taking place within Shaw Air Force Base.

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