Saving San Diego

Saving San Diego's Open Space

San Diego is known for its miles of coastline and beautiful beaches. But there is more to this coastal...
Roaring Creek At Weiser State Forest

Roaring Creek At Weiser State Forest

In 2003, The Conservation Fund teamed up with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to protect nearly 9,000 acres...
Saginaw Bay Watershed Initative Network

Saginaw Bay Watershed Initative Network

The largest watershed in Michigan, Saginaw Bay is located between the thumb and forefinger of Michigan’s “mitten” on the...
Potomac Valley Audubon Society Watershed Education Initiative

Potomac Valley Audubon Society Watershed Education Initiative

Freshwater Institute staff assisted with the “Watershed Education Initiative,” an environmental education program offered by the Potomac Valley Audubon...
Palisades Preserve

Palisades Preserve

In 2007, the Fund aided the Great Rivers Land Trust and its partners in the creation of the Palisades...
Palmetto-Peartree Preserve

Palmetto-Peartree Preserve

The Conservation Fund established the 10,000-acre Palmetto-Peartree Preserve in 1999 with funding from the North Carolina Department of Transportation....
Powderhorn Ranch

Powderhorn Ranch

Approximately 94% of land in Texas is privately owned. With the state’s population continuing to grow, there’s a critical...
Upper Neuse Clean Water Initiative

Upper Neuse Clean Water Initiative

As the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina continues to grow, development threatens to cover valuable land in the Upper...
North Platte River

North Platte River

As part of an effort to provide additional recreational access along the North Platte River in southeastern Wyoming, The...
Northern Forestlands

Northern Forestlands

Did you know that more than half of the forestland in the United States is privately owned and therefore...
Green Infrastructure Plan for Nashville

Green Infrastructure Plan for Nashville

Located in Davidson County, Tennessee, Nashville is a uniquely beautiful place, defined by the wide and winding Cumberland River...
Monmouth Battlefield State Park

Monmouth Battlefield State Park

On June 28, 1778, General George Washington’s Continental Army attacked the British just outside Monmouth Court House in New...
Nemadji River And Douglas County Forest

Nemadji River And Douglas County Forest

Back in 2010, the Fund worked with Douglas County to protect nearly 4,000 acres along the Nemadji River, safeguarding...
Namekagon Barrens

Namekagon Barrens

The Namekagon Barrens in northwest Wisconsin are actually anything but barren. The mix of brush, prairie and forest provide...
Neches River

Neches River

Often referred to as Texas’ last “wild” river, the Neches flows more than 415 miles through east Texas, primarily through the...
Neu

Neu's Point and Och's Point State Wildlife Management Areas

Between 1804 and 1806, explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark opened the American West on their historic quest to...
Lackawanna Highlands

Lackawanna Highlands

The Lackawanna Highlands project in northeastern Pennsylvania follows a trend across the country of vast privately-owned working forests in...
Atlanta Green Space Assessment

Atlanta Green Space Assessment

In 2005, the City of Atlanta was losing 500 acres of open space each week to development. Historically, the...
Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area

Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area

Louisiana’s coastal wetlands are an amazing resource. They provide a buffer from devastating coastal storms, absorbing heavy rains that...
Michaux State Forest

Michaux State Forest

Pennsylvania’s Michaux State Forest covers more than 85,000 acres and is referred to as the state’s ”cradle of forestry.”  We helped expand Michaux...
Minnesota Northwoods

Minnesota Northwoods

Minnesota’s outdoor legacy is renowned. But across much of northern Minnesota, large swaths of industrial forestland—or those lands owned...
Lithonia

Lithonia

Nominated for a listing on the National Register of Historic Places, the city of Lithonia, just outside Atlanta, includes...
Green Infrastructure Plan for Louisiana Wildlife Management Areas

Green Infrastructure Plan for Louisiana Wildlife Management Areas

More than two million people live in Louisiana’s coastal areas, which generate nearly $120 billion in business every year...
Mattie Freeland Park 

Mattie Freeland Park 

A community garden and neighborhood gathering place established to honor a matriarch of Atlanta’s English Avenue community.
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...
Pinchot State Forest

Pinchot State Forest

In northeast Pennsylvania, Pinchot State Forest  is a beautiful natural area that shelters wildlife and offers outdoor enthusiasts a colorful...
Lake Michigan Beach Clean Up Goes to the Dogs

Lake Michigan Beach Clean Up Goes to the Dogs

The white-sand beaches and charming Lake Michigan communities in southwest Michigan known as Harbor Country are popular weekend getaway...
Liberty Hill

Liberty Hill

Thirty miles northeast of Columbia, SC, is Lake Wateree, a 13,000-acre lake created in 1920 with the construction of...
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...