Press Releases

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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April 30, 2019
The Lancaster Conservancy announces the donation of 435 acres of forested land in York and Lancaster Counties from Brookfield Renewable, completing a federally-recognized large landscape public private preservation project. This land protection journey began with a 1990s study funded by the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and The Conservation Fund.

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April 26, 2019
Today Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, U.S. Representative Bradley Byrne, representatives from the offices of U.S. Senator Richard Shelby and U.S. Senator Doug Jones, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Regional Director Leopoldo Miranda joined federal, state, local and private partners at a special event to celebrate the conservation of 470 acres of critical land, water and wildlife along the Alabama Gulf Coast.

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April 2, 2019
Brook trout in Pendleton County, W.V.
The Conservation Fund's Freshwater Institute and West Virginia Division of Natural Resources commit to combatting loss of WV's state fish and increasing success of Brook Trout reintroduction efforts. 

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March 13, 2019
Today The Conservation Fund, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, announced the addition of 186 acres to the Cherokee National Forest, located at the tri-corner area of Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia.

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March 12, 2019
In a historic demonstration of bipartisan governing, the U.S. Congress and the President have enacted the "John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act” (S. 47) that includes permanent reauthorization of America’s most critical conservation program, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

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