Texas

By the Numbers:

218,677 acres saved
  • More than 58,900 acres have been preserved in partnership with the Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Over 1,800 acres have been protected though the Land Conservation Loan Program.

 


Featured Projects: Texas

Boggy Slough

Boggy Slough

For nearly a century, East Texas has drawn upon its natural resources, particularly its magnificent forests, as a source...
Go Zero at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Go Zero at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Located deep in the Rio Grande Valley at the southeastern tip of Texas along the Rio Grande River and...
Green Infrastructure Plan In East Texas

Green Infrastructure Plan In East Texas

Lufkin–Angelina County is part of the colorful east Texas Pineywoods. In 2008, we completed a green infrastructure plan to...

More Projects: Texas

Big Thicket National Preserve

Big Thicket National Preserve

Renowned as the “biological crossroads of North America,” Big Thicket in east Texas is a remarkable mix of southeastern...
Bobcat Ridge

Bobcat Ridge

To save some of America’s best forests before they become shopping malls, vineyards or subdivisions, we deploy our Working...
Conservation Banking on the Rise in Texas

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...
Fort Davis National Historic Site

Fort Davis National Historic Site

The Fund protects the landscapes that define America’s history. That’s why we worked with a group of partners to...
Green Infrastructure Plans for Houston-Galveston

Green Infrastructure Plans for Houston-Galveston

Greater Houston is America’s sixth-largest metroplex—and growing. By 2040, the Houston-Galveston area is expected to gain 3.5 million people,...
Gulf Coast Vision Plan

Gulf Coast Vision Plan

The Gulf of Mexico, with its five bordering states—Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas—is a place of rich human...
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

The elusive and solitary ocelot, a small wild cat with markings similar to a leopard or jaguar, once ranged...
Middle Neches Forestland

Middle Neches Forestland

In one of the largest, most complex forestland projects in Texas history, The Conservation Fund and Renewable Resources, LLC,...
Neches River

Neches River

Often referred to as Texas’ last “wild” river, the Neches flows more than 415 miles through east Texas, primarily through the...
Powderhorn Ranch

Powderhorn Ranch

Approximately 94% of land in Texas is privately owned. With the state’s population continuing to grow, there’s a critical...
San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge

San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge

Our passion for conservation means we’re dedicated to saving land—no matter how complex the project. That’s why, over the...
Texas Pineywoods Experience

Texas Pineywoods Experience

The Conservation Fund has deep roots in east Texas, where we’ve worked to protect roughly 33,000 acres of Big Thicket...
Village Creek State Park

Village Creek State Park

The 69-mile long Village Creek is recognized as one of the last free-flowing streams in East Texas. It’s a...
Westcave Preserve, Texas

Westcave Preserve, Texas

Austin may be the Lone Star State’s most forward-thinking city, but just outside town—in the hill country—Westcave Preserve takes...