Press Releases

July 1, 2019
143 acres of forestland will be added to Ricketts Glen State Park where it will support greater opportunities for wildlife habitat and public access of one of Pennsylvania’s most popular recreational destinations.

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June 28, 2019
The 252-acre parcel atop Fones Cliffs will be added to the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge for permanent protection. The cliffs are a key feature of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail and an iconic landmark for the Rappahannock Tribe and American history.

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June 18, 2019
The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County has come up with a new way to protect expensive Pajaro Valley farmland by teaming up with The Conservation Fund to purchase farmland and then resell it with a conservation easement that forever protects the land as farmland.

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May 22, 2019
The Conservation Fund, American Electric Power and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the addition of 4,113 acres of Louisiana wetlands and forestland to the Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge.

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May 13, 2019
The Conservation Fund's Tennessee Representative, Ralph Knoll named 'Land Conservationist of the Year' by the Tennessee Wildlife Federation.

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May 6, 2019
Historic project preserves working agricultural landscape, protects the mission of Cannon Air Force Base, and provides added conservation benefits for wildlife.

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May 2, 2019
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, in partnership with The Conservation Fund, announced today the protection of 160 acres of essential elk habitat north of Yellowstone National Park.

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April 30, 2019
Today, Eagle County, Colorado and The Conservation Fund  announced the transfer of two popular recreational sites adjacent to the Upper Colorado River to Bureau of Land Management (BLM), ensuring the continued availability of safe public access for boating, fishing and other forms of recreation.

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