Much of our work for critical conservation programs is made possible thanks to critical bipartisan support from U.S. Congressional leaders. To date, we have completed more than 900 conservation projects with our federal partners, saving U.S. taxpayers more than $350 million.

Cherokee National Forest and the Trail of Tears

Cherokee National Forest and the Trail of Tears

Hundreds of years before Europeans came to America, the Cherokee people inhabited the southeastern United States in parts of...
Filling in the GAPs in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Filling in the GAPs in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

As consumer demand for fresh, local food has grown, so have instances of foodborne diseases. Certification in Good Agricultural...
Minidoka National Historic Site

Minidoka National Historic Site

At the start of World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, authorizing the forced relocation...
Little River Canyon

Little River Canyon

Clean and wild, the Little River in northeast Alabama is America’s longest mountaintop river, cutting through the deepest canyon...
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...
Kobuk Valley National Park

Kobuk Valley National Park

Every year, Alaska’s Western Arctic caribou herd migrates across a third of the state, including Kobuk Valley National Park. This remarkable herd,...
Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

Internationally recognized for the importance of its wetlands, Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, at the tip of the Alaskan peninsula,...
John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge

John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge

Located on the shores of Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island, the John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge was established...
Kern River, Utah

Kern River, Utah

Desert tortoises were once one of the West’s most abundant reptiles, but their populations have declined 90 percent since...
Haleakala National Park

Haleakala National Park

Located on Maui and named for Haleakala (“house of the sun”), the island’s highest volcanic peak, Haleakala National Park...
Holt Collier National Wildlife Refuge

Holt Collier National Wildlife Refuge

In 1902, legendary African-American guide Holt Collier led President Theodore Roosevelt and his entourage through the canebrakes and virgin...
Green Mountain National Forest

Green Mountain National Forest

One of only two national forests in the Northeast, the Green Mountain National Forest stretches from  the ancient Taconic...
Greenseams® Milwaukee

Greenseams® Milwaukee

More than 1.5 million people live and work in the Milwaukee metro area. As the region grows, with more...
Habitat Protection For The Florida Panther

Habitat Protection For The Florida Panther

The Florida panther is the only cougar species found east of the Mississippi River. Although you’ll see the Florida...
Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument

Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument

Located on the northern rim of the Grand Canyon, the Parashant National Monument is a marvelous testament to the...
Glatfelter Forest

Glatfelter Forest

Today, thousands of acres of privately owned forestland across Delaware are for sale, jeopardizing the state’s unique character and...
Marais Des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge Program

Marais Des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge Program

Supported by donations from the Fund’s voluntary carbon and climate programs, we have restored more than 775 acres of...
Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

When settlers first came to Missouri’s Bootheel region, lush bottomland hardwood forests, including giant cypress and tupelo trees, blanketed...
Red River National Wildlife Refuge

Red River National Wildlife Refuge

With its roots high in the Texas Panhandle, two forks of the Red River confluence at the Texas-Oklahoma border...
Santee National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina Tree Planting

Santee National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina Tree Planting

Santee National Wildlife Refuge encompasses approximately 13,000 acres, including 39 miles of shoreline along the banks of Lake Marion,...
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Located deep in the Rio Grande Valley at the southeastern tip of Texas along the Rio Grande River and...
Gila National Forest

Gila National Forest

Significant portions of Animas Creek in the heart of Gila National Forest are now protected from potential development, thanks to an...
Forestland Around Fort Stewart in Georgia

Forestland Around Fort Stewart in Georgia

At more than 279,000 acres, Fort Stewart is the largest Army installation east of the Mississippi River. The Army Compatible Use...
Fort Davis National Historic Site

Fort Davis National Historic Site

The Fund protects the landscapes that define America’s history. That’s why we worked with a group of partners to...
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge

The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 47,000 acres of southern New Jersey coastal salt-marsh and...
Fiery Gizzard Trail

Fiery Gizzard Trail

Fiery Gizzard is a place many Tennesseans hold dear. It is the heart of the South Cumberland Plateau and...
First State National Historical Park

First State National Historical Park

Delaware’s Brandywine Valley represents the very start of America—a place where General Washington fought for independence, Benjamin Franklin printed...
Connecting Pinhoti And Appalachian Trails

Connecting Pinhoti And Appalachian Trails

When the Appalachian Trail was mapped in the 1920s, the plan set out by Benton Mackaye called for a...
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...
Conserving the Northern Forest

Conserving the Northern Forest

Forests have defined a way of life in the northern New England states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine...