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By the Numbers:
We have protected nearly 8 million acres of land and water in all 50 states.

Every dollar invested in our Revolving Fund goes directly to protecting land, over and over. By recycling these dollars, we have saved lands valued at more than $6.3 billion. 
Protecting land and water with high conservation value is essential for America's environmental health and its economic vitality.  The Fund enables conservationists, government agencies, community leaders and land trusts to swiftly protect properties for wildlife, recreation and/or historic significance.  Often a landowner's timetable to sell does not align with available funding from private and public sources.  Our capital  supplies the timely bridge financing that is critical to help our partners save important properties. 

We offer rapid and nimble action, along with deep expertise in a wide array of complex transactions.  By continually re-investing our funds into new conservation projects once others are completed, we’ve helped permanently protect over 7.8 million acres in all 50 states. 

Projects

Milwaukee River Watershed Conservation Partnership

Milwaukee River Watershed Conservation Partnership

The Milwaukee River—a major tributary to Lake Michigan—provides clean drinking water for more than one million people. However, the...
Lake Iliamna

Lake Iliamna

Lake Iliamna is Alaska’s largest lake. The depths of its crystal clear waters produce the largest returns of Sockeye...
Teton River Confluence Ranch

Teton River Confluence Ranch

The Teton River is a key watershed within the Greater Yellowstone area. As the last major free-flowing river in...
Taylors Bridge Robert

Taylors Bridge Robert's Farm, Delaware

Delaware Bay, its shores made up mostly of marshland, is home to countless species of seabirds and fish, as...
Wood-Tikchick State Park

Wood-Tikchick State Park

Alaska’s Wood-Tikchik State Park is known for its expansive, undeveloped wilderness and abundant wildlife. As a major spawning area...
Woodbury and Hamilton Ridge Forestlands

Woodbury and Hamilton Ridge Forestlands

The continued fragmentation of southern forests because of subdivision, land use changes and development is one of the most...
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