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Duke Belt Line

Duke Belt Line

Built in the 1890s as a rail spur to downtown tobacco facilities, the Duke Belt Line extends along the...
Westcave Preserve, Texas

Westcave Preserve, Texas

Austin may be the Lone Star State’s most forward-thinking city, but just outside town—in the hill country—Westcave Preserve takes...
Western New York Land Conservancy

Western New York Land Conservancy

Near the Lake Erie shore, the community of Eden boasts some of New York state’s most fertile soil. That’s...
Atlanta BeltLine

Atlanta BeltLine

It’s the most comprehensive development effort ever undertaken in the City of Atlanta – transforming 22 miles of an...
Big Sur Land Trust

Big Sur Land Trust

Created in 1978 to protect and nurture the lands of Monterey County, California, the Big Sur Land Trust inspires...
Matsuda Farm on Vashon Island, Washington

Matsuda Farm on Vashon Island, Washington

The Matsuda property was the last remaining farm on Vashon Island owned by a Japanese-American family. The farm grew...
Denny Cove, Tennessee

Denny Cove, Tennessee

Located just 30 minutes northwest of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Denny Cove is a recreational landmark that is part of the...
Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

The Appalachian Mountains unfold between Tennessee and North Carolina in rugged land that beckons with bird calls, breathtaking views...
Saving A 300-Year-Old Colonial Settlement Site In Connecticut

Saving A 300-Year-Old Colonial Settlement Site In Connecticut

The town of Groton, Connecticut, has a long history dating to before its incorporation in 1705, and the 63-acre...
Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge

Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge

The Fund helps communities save their favorite outdoor places. This was the case in 2011 when a local land...
River Revitalization Foundation, Wisconsin

River Revitalization Foundation, Wisconsin

Three Wisconsin rivers—the Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic—join in bustling downtown Milwaukee before flowing into Lake Michigan. These rivers define the...
Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust

Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the former mill town of Orange, Massachusetts is a “food desert”—a community...
Natural Heritage Land Trust, Wisconsin

Natural Heritage Land Trust, Wisconsin

Giant teardrops. Whale profiles. Sculpted mounds. People get creative when describing drumlins: steep, narrow hills that clump in large...
Boston Public Market

Boston Public Market

With 28 outdoor seasonal farmers markets, Boston has a vibrant local food scene. And like the city itself, these...
Camp Francis Nature Preserve

Camp Francis Nature Preserve

Camp Francis in the western Connecticut towns of Kent and Warren has been a wilderness hideaway for more than...
Leech Lake Watershed Foundation, Minnesota

Leech Lake Watershed Foundation, Minnesota

Just a few hours north of the Twin Cities, the pristine forests and clean waters that empty into Minnesota’s...
Leelanau State Park

Leelanau State Park

If you envision Michigan as the palm of your hand, some of the state’s most important conservation lands can...
Pacific Crest Trail

Pacific Crest Trail

Hikers call the Pacific Crest Trail one of the “triple crown” long-distance trails, along with the Appalachian Trail and...
Indian River Land Trust, Florida

Indian River Land Trust, Florida

Florida’s picturesque Indian River Lagoon attracts a third of Florida’s endangered manatees, 350 species of birds, thousands of animal and...
Jackson Hole Land Trust, Wyoming

Jackson Hole Land Trust, Wyoming

Wyoming’s Teton County is an outdoor paradise in the heart of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. It’s here, in the Snake River...
Healing Nature in Los Angeles with TreePeople

Healing Nature in Los Angeles with TreePeople

Although Los Angeles is known for its concrete sprawl, TreePeople is at the forefront of a movement to re-imagine...
Historic Waterfront, Southampton

Historic Waterfront, Southampton

Over the past 25 years, the community of New Suffolk in Southampton, New York, has rallied to protect the...
Hopewell Spruce Hill Earth Works

Hopewell Spruce Hill Earth Works

The most extraordinary achievements of the Hopewell people were the huge earthworks they built, including walls of stone and earth...
Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Glaciers may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Wisconsin, but consider this:...
McIntosh SEED Community Forest

McIntosh SEED Community Forest

In the coastal flatwoods of Georgia, a project that demonstrates our focus on community and the environment is unfolding....
Franklin Land Trust, Massachusetts

Franklin Land Trust, Massachusetts

Rich Hubbard’s phone rings often. As director of the Franklin Land Trust in western Massachusetts, Hubbard fields multiple calls...
Gallatin Valley Land Trust, Montana

Gallatin Valley Land Trust, Montana

Popular for its trails, beaches, fishing access, dog park and climbing boulder, the 16-acre Bozeman Pond Park sits in...
Farm Creek Preserve, Norwalk Land Trust

Farm Creek Preserve, Norwalk Land Trust

The mud flats and salt marshes of Long Island Sound’s tidal estuaries are havens for oysters, osprey, herons, egrets...
Ducks Unlimited Canada

Ducks Unlimited Canada

Most of our work takes place in the United States, but wildlife knows no international boundaries. That’s why we’re...
Town Of Apex, North Carolina

Town Of Apex, North Carolina

When the North Carolina town of Apex reached out to The Conservation Fund for a loan to purchase land...