NCIF Loan Helps Stacy Family Farm Grow Stacy Family

The Stacy family can date their Ohio agricultural roots back to 1899, when Albert and Lina Frost Stacy purchased land outside of Marietta for dairy production and orchard harvesting. Today, Stacy Family Farm is owned by Bill, known as “Farmer Stacy,” and… Read More

Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest & State Wildlife Area Buckeye tree in Ohio

The establishment of Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest in 2010 is a great example of the Fund’s ongoing effort to conserve America’s forestland. We were part of a collaboration of public and private organizations that had worked together for four years to… Read More

Hopewell Spruce Hill Works Hopewell mounds at the Hopewell National Historic Site

The most extraordinary achievements of the  Hopewell people were the huge earthworks they built, including walls of stone and earth to surround their ceremonial places.  About two thousand years ago they built a stone wall that encloses 150 acres on a… Read More