2014 Press Releases

Photo by Reggie Hall, The Conservation Fund
September 12, 2014

Government agencies, conservation groups, and businesses celebrate $7 million project to protect iconic landscape  MORGANTOWN, W.V.—The Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resource—allies in the permanent conservation of West Virginia’s Cheat Canyon—gathered today with… Read More

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September 3, 2014

Voucher program provides access to fresh fruits and vegetables for 5,000 children and families in five counties ARLINGTON, Va—In West Virginia, one in five children does not have reliable access to sufficient food—especially healthy food—due to limited financial resources, lack of… Read More

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Aerial photo of fringe marshes along Powderhorn Lake, 2014. Photo by Earl Nottingham, Texas Parks Wildlife.
August 21, 2014

A multi-partner coalition today announced the purchase of the 17,351-acre Powderhorn Ranch along the Texas coast in Calhoun County. The acquisition will conserve a spectacular piece of property that is one of the largest remaining tracts of unspoiled coastal prairie in the state

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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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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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