Press Releases

January 21, 2020

The National Park Service, in collaboration with The Conservation Fund, recently acquired a 35-acre parcel located within the administrative boundary of Grand Teton National Park.

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January 14, 2020

The Conservation Fund announced the establishment of a Phoenix office and the appointment of Kirste Kowalsky as the organization’s Arizona real estate associate.

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January 8, 2020

The Conservation Fund, Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley, and the USDA Forest Service are announcing the permanent protection of roughly 91 acres in the Shenandoah Valley. The property contains an iconic landmark on the rocky-topped end of Short Mountain known as the Knob.

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December 6, 2019

The Conservation Fund and Open Space Institute announced the purchase of the largest undeveloped, unprotected Atlantic coastline in Georgia. Each organization recently acquired a portion of the 16,083-acre Ceylon property located along the Satilla River east of the city of Woodbine. 

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December 5, 2019

The U.S. Forest Service recognized Atlanta's Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill partnership with the 2019 Chief’s Award. As the largest public food forest in the United States, it provides accessible, healthy produce, nuts and herbs in a neighborhood that lacks access to food.

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November 21, 2019

The new Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park is part of The Conservation Fund’s national Parks with Purpose program, centered on equitable development ideals.

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November 20, 2019

The Conservation Fund and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the protection of 160 acres of forest and wetlands in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. Completely surrounded on all four sides by Little River National Wildlife Refuge, the land is now protected from development and officially part of the Refuge.

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November 14, 2019

Volkswagen of America and The Conservation Fund announced an initiative to help protect and restore forestland in the United States, starting with a project located in eastern Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest.

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