Press Releases

October 17, 2019
Today, The Conservation Fund and The Nature Conservancy announce tremendous land protection successes within the Little River Canyon National Preserve to mark the 27th anniversary of the Preserve’s creation.

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October 12, 2019
The Ann Arbor Greenbelt Program has protected more than 5,700 acres of farmland and open space since its founding, including over 1,500 acres of wetlands that drain into the Huron River and the River Raisin. Since 2003, the program has also created 128 acres of publicly accessible city parks.

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October 1, 2019
More than 7,700 forestland acres in Georgia’s Coastal Plains region has been protected, increasing public recreational opportunities, protecting habitat for the gopher tortoise, restoring longleaf pine, and supporting local timber-based economies.

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September 26, 2019
The Conservation Fund today announced the closing of a first-of-its-kind offer of ten-year green bonds totaling $150 million. Proceeds from the bonds will be used to increase the scale of the Fund’s Working Forest Fund®.

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September 23, 2019
Distributors and producers of fresh, local foods in 22 states and Washington, D.C., are invited to apply to the 2019 Grant Program for Transporting Healthy Food, presented in partnership by CSX and The Conservation Fund.

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September 13, 2019
A special event was held to celebrate the private-public partnership working to protect critical lands within the Maggie Valley watershed.

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September 3, 2019
A special event was held at the Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge celebrating the completion of a historic project conserving 4,350 acres of important wildlife habitat and increasing public recreational access in Eastern Pennsylvania. 

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September 3, 2019
Proceeds from the offering will be used primarily to increase the scale of its Working Forest Fund® conservation initiative, dedicated to mitigating climate change, strengthening rural economies and protecting natural ecosystems by the permanent conservation of at-risk forest landscapes. 

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