Press Releases

August 24, 2018

The Conservation Fund and the National Park Service celebrate the addition of 2,494 acres to Colorado’s Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Located on the park’s South Rim, this land provides access for hikers and anglers via the popular Red Rock Canyon trail, protects the park’s outstanding scenic views, and provides economic and wildlife benefits to the state of Colorado.

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August 23, 2018
Photo by Stacy Funderburke

Park Pride and The Conservation Fund, together with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, the City of Atlanta, and representatives from the English Avenue community, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the long-anticipated English Avenue greenspace formerly known as Boone Park West.

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August 21, 2018

A special event was held on August 21, 2018, to celebrate the private-public partnership working to protect critical lands within the Maggie Valley watershed for wildlife, water resources and nearby communities.  

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August 2, 2018
© Burning Question

Hunters, fishermen, hikers, snowmobilers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, and wildlife enthusiasts will now find it easier to access the rivers, brooks, trails and natural beauty of Coos County in the White Mountain National Forest. 

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July 30, 2018
Courtesy Gardening the Community

Distributors and producers of fresh, local foods are invited to apply to the 2018 Grant Program for Transporting Healthy Food, presented in partnership by CSX and The Conservation Fund. The grants will range from $2,500 to $10,000 and will go towards charitable organizations working to increase access to fresh vegetables, meat, fish and dairy in vulnerable and underserved communities. 

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July 23, 2018
The Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve and The Conservation Fund announced the transfer of 560 acres to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Bureau of Forestry. The land will be managed as part of Michaux State Forest, connecting the forest’s northern and southern sections and providing a southern gateway to visitors. 

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June 4, 2018
The annual Ann Arbor Greenbelt Bus Tour took place over the weekend, and with great support and enthusiasm from local leaders and the community alike.

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May 31, 2018
Furthering their commitment to address climate change by protecting and restoring America’s forests, a coalition of companies including Dell, MaCher, New Jersey Natural Gas, Philadelphia Eagles, The North Face, U-Haul and other climate champions are contributing to the restoration of more than 660 acres at Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge, the latest phase of an ongoing effort to reforest more than 1,400 acres with native trees at the wildlife refuge.

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