Press Releases

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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August 26, 2019
Put-in-Bay Township Park District and The Conservation Fund announced the conservation of 4.4 acres of critical migratory bird habitat on Ohio’s Lake Erie Islands.

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July 31, 2019
The Conservation Fund has appointed Eric Kostegan as its new Executive Vice President for Investment and Growth. In this new role, Eric will help drive the Fund’s ambitious plans and advance its efforts to engage strategic and philanthropic partners, nationally, with a particular focus on the Working Forest Fund®. 

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July 10, 2019
The Conservation Fund, in partnership with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, announced today the protection of 3,041 acres that have been added to the state’s Skinner Wildlife Management Area. 

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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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