Press Releases

August 30, 2022

The Appalachian Mountain Club purchased the nearly 27,000-acre Pleasant River Headwaters Forest in Piscataquis County, Maine from The Conservation Fund. The purchase is part of the Maine Woods Initiative, the most important multi-use recreation and land conservation project in the United States today. 

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August 23, 2022

The Conservation Fund is pleased to announce the hiring of Matt Purdy as Director of Forest Investments. In this new role Matt will lead the marketing and development of co-investment opportunities for mission-aligned partners to work with The Conservation Fund’s Working Forest Fund.

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August 19, 2022

The Conservation Fund and the Squam Lakes Conservation Society (SLCS) today joined together with local, state and federal officials to celebrate completion of a multi-year effort to protect 6,395 acres of forestland and aquatic resources within the Beebe River watershed in central New Hampshire.

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August 15, 2022

The unique moment is centered upon unprecedented partnership between historic Alabama Black Belt communities and private sector preservation leaders.

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August 12, 2022

The ceremony completes the land acquisition of a 5.17-acre waterfront parcel important to Black history, culture, and heritage in Annapolis. The property was part of a larger beach-front enterprise owned and operated by the Carr Family from 1926 to the late 1960s.

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July 28, 2022

The property is located along the Etowah River approximately 10 miles northwest of Dahlonega, Ga. The additional lands include 1.2 miles of riverfront and help consolidate the Upper Etowah watershed within the national forest so that it is protected from development.

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July 26, 2022

Five grassroots organizations use grant funding to help build long-term sustainable solutions for underserved populations in Durham, North Carolina.

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July 18, 2022

An innovative program designed to build equity and resiliency in food systems around metro regions has expanded to the Chicago area.

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