Press Releases

September 10, 2021
Knutson Bay. By Jason Ching
Statement by Larry Selzer, President & CEO, The Conservation Fund

“The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signaled intent to block the Pebble Mine project in Alaska under the Clean Water Act—a promising first step in protecting the most critical salmon habitat in the world.

While federal action will be important to safeguard this unique ecological landscape from the threat of Pebble Mine, we also need to take action to ensure the rich environmental, economic and cultural heritage of the Bristol Bay region can last forever."

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September 1, 2021

The Conservation Fund disburses 90 grants that will enhance local partnerships, food access and more across North Carolina.

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August 31, 2021

This land acquisition, facilitated between The Conservation Fund and the U.S. Forest Service, will protect wildlife habitat and create new recreational access to Sweetwater Lake for the general public to enjoy boating, fishing, swimming and camping.

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August 30, 2021

Conservation of 629-acres on both sides of the National Scenic Trail ensures natural character, recreational access and critical wildlife habitat.

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August 10, 2021

The Conservation Fund’s recent riverfront purchase helps protect the “View That Named Richmond” and provides opportunities for river access, trail connections and a new James River Association education center.

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July 14, 2021

The Conservation Fund announced the protection of roughly 250 acres of recreational land in Whittier, Alaska using funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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July 7, 2021

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, the largest protected area of natural habitat left in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, has recently gained 4,800 acres of additional coastal habitat for wildlife including the endangered ocelot.

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June 17, 2021

The Town of Garner, North Carolina and The Conservation Fund announced the purchase of 86.5 acres of undeveloped wetlands and open space for future public access and the protection of drinking water resources.

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