|By the Numbers:|
|Over $3.2 million in grants and community services distributed since 1998.
Over 48 partner organizations engaged each year to forge leadership for on-the-ground conservation solutions.
Over 140 communities served each year.
Over 500 U.S. regulators from all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Environmental Protection Agency regional offices have been trained to develop successful conservation and mitigation banking programs.
We deliver action and impact. Our services focus on collaborative problem-solving—bringing people together to facilitate results such as:
- Revitalized downtowns
- Comprehensive transportation solutions
- Small business development
- Resolution of infrastructure challenges
- Creating more livable communities
- Supporting innovative markets for ensuring water quality
We deliver these results through multi-disciplinary course offerings, innovative demonstration projects, regional programs, and sustainability consulting that supports on-the-ground solutions.
A Bright Future for Rocky Fork
The nearly 10,000-acre Rocky Fork property lies within Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee and abuts the Pisgah National Forest...
Balancing Nature and Commerce in the New River Gorge Region
In October 2010, the Fund’s Conservation Leadership Network brought together local business leaders, elected officials and public land managers...
Balancing Nature And Commerce In Unicoi County
Known as “The Valley Beautiful,” this rural Appalachian community is prime for development, but it is also home to...
Appalachian Gateway Communities Initiative
Appalachia’s gateway communities—communities that border publicly owned lands such as national and state parks and forests—often struggle to balance the...
Blue Ridge Parkway
As one of the most visited units of the National Park Service (NPS), the Blue Ridge Parkway welcomes more than...
Conservation Banking on the Rise in Texas
Conservation banking is experiencing unprecedented interest and demand across the country. A mitigation technique first popularized in California and...