Supplementing Brown Trout for Maryland Anglers

Supplementing Brown Trout for Maryland Anglers

A collaboration between the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute seeks to increase the...
Researching and Restoring West Virginia’s Declining Brook Trout Population

Researching and Restoring West Virginia’s Declining Brook Trout Population

West Virginia’s native brook trout populations are struggling. A collaboration between the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and...
Supporting Matorka

Supporting Matorka's Sustainable Expansion

Icelandic seafood producer Matorka has been growing Arctic char since 2010. As the company aspired to expand to grow...
Balancing Nature and Commerce in the Pennsylvania Wilds

Balancing Nature and Commerce in the Pennsylvania Wilds

The Pennsylvania Wilds (PA Wilds) has a lot to offer. With more than two million acres of public land—as...
Supporting Sustainable Fish Farming with Marine Harvest

Supporting Sustainable Fish Farming with Marine Harvest

For three decades, The Freshwater Institute has conducted research to develop and improve technologies that make fish cultivation a...
Grand Lake Federal Lands Livability Initiative

Grand Lake Federal Lands Livability Initiative

What makes a community livable? Most agree it’s the quality of transportation options, range of affordable housing choices, potential...
Two Nations, One Region

Two Nations, One Region

The Heart of the Continent represents more than the geographical center of the North American continent. Made up of...
Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Henry Crews and Ardis Crews are taking a smart approach to revitalizing blighted neighborhoods in their small town of...
Reclaiming the Coharie River

Reclaiming the Coharie River

The Coharie River has long served as the lifeblood of the Coharie tribal community and its ancestors. The river...
Trees NC

Trees NC

When Trees NC founder Owen George relocated from California back to his hometown of Asheboro, North Carolina, he was troubled by...
Striving for Thriving: Balancing Nature and Commerce in Transylvania County

Striving for Thriving: Balancing Nature and Commerce in Transylvania County

Tucked among the rolling hills and waterfalls of Pisgah National Forest, Dupont State Forest, and many other recreational destinations,...
Spartanburg Rapid Parks Assessment

Spartanburg Rapid Parks Assessment

Nonprofit organizations and foundations turn to The Conservation Fund to identify protection opportunities for an array of open spaces...
Optimizing Environmental Stewardship: Maryland Route 301

Optimizing Environmental Stewardship: Maryland Route 301

The Maryland State Highway Administration turned to us to identify and evaluate conservation and restoration opportunities in the vicinity...
Parks with Purpose in Baltimore

Parks with Purpose in Baltimore

Revitalizing a century’s old park to realize triple bottom-line community benefits of a healthy environment, economy and society.
Lindsay Street Park

Lindsay Street Park

The English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods lie in the shadow of downtown Atlanta, less than a mile from...
Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park

Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park

Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park will be The Conservation Fund’s third Park With Purpose built in Atlanta in partnership with...
Parks with Purpose in Raleigh

Parks with Purpose in Raleigh

Since 1985, The Conservation Fund has worked to protect and restore vital natural resources across all 50 states. Nationwide...
Faith and Food

Faith and Food

In partnership with The Duke Endowment, Resourceful Communities provides rural churches with training to strengthen skills, small grants to...
Green Infrastructure Plan in Texas Pineywoods

Green Infrastructure Plan in Texas Pineywoods

Lufkin–Angelina County is part of the colorful east Texas Pineywoods. In 2008, we completed a green infrastructure plan to...
Green Infrastructure Plan for Central Indiana

Green Infrastructure Plan for Central Indiana

Central Indiana is the crossroads of America. Good soils for farming, mature forests and clear running rivers and streams...
Gateway Community Initiative in Michigan

Gateway Community Initiative in Michigan

Waterloo Recreation Area in Michigan is a little-known treasure. About a one-hour drive from Ann Arbor, this 20,000-acre park is...
Conservation Banking on the Rise in Texas

Conservation Banking on the Rise in Texas

Conservation banking is experiencing unprecedented interest and demand across the country. A mitigation technique first popularized in California and...
Chicago Wilderness Vision

Chicago Wilderness Vision

An ambitious agenda to create a vibrant green infrastructure of protected and restored lands and waters in the four-state...
Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

As one of the most visited units of the National Park Service (NPS), the Blue Ridge Parkway welcomes more than...
Strategic Conservation Plan: Blackwater 2100

Strategic Conservation Plan: Blackwater 2100

The vast tidal marshes of the Chesapeake Bay region are an ecological treasure. Nowhere in the Bay are these...
Balancing Nature and Commerce in the New River Gorge Region

Balancing Nature and Commerce in the New River Gorge Region

In October 2010, the Fund’s Conservation Leadership Network brought together local business leaders, elected officials and public land managers...
Balancing Nature And Commerce In Unicoi County

Balancing Nature And Commerce In Unicoi County

Known as “The Valley Beautiful,” this rural Appalachian community is prime for development, but it is also home to...
An Emerald Necklace for Los Angeles

An Emerald Necklace for Los Angeles

As one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas, the Los Angeles region should be a recognized leader in park...
Rocky Fork, Tennessee—completely protected for generations to enjoy

Rocky Fork, Tennessee—completely protected for generations to enjoy

The nearly 10,000-acre Rocky Fork property was once the largest unprotected tract of land in the Southern Appalachians. Located...
Adirondack Park

Adirondack Park

Encompassing one-third of the total land area of New York State, Adirondack Park is a unique collection of public...