Our people-focused, business-minded approach has enduring impact and multiple benefits.  We’re more ecologically and community oriented than our for-profit “business” competitors, and more economically focused than our “conservation” competitors.  We are positioned perfectly to occupy the space in between – helping people understand that it’s possible to unite their economic and environmental priorities and achieve results that benefit both.

Using a variety of transactions and continually reinvesting our funds into new conservation projects once others are finished, we’ve helped permanently preserve more than 8 million acres of land in all 50 states.

Forests

Pelican River Forest – Wisconsin

Pelican River Forest – Wisconsin

The forested landscapes of northern Wisconsin are a haven for both people and wildlife....
Columbia Gorge Forest – Washington & Oregon

Columbia Gorge Forest – Washington & Oregon

One of our most unique and complicated conservation projects centers around 96,000 acres of working forests in the Columbia...
Suwannee River Headwaters Forest – Georgia

Suwannee River Headwaters Forest – Georgia

One of the largest remaining free-flowing rivers in the Southeast, the Suwannee River originates...
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Farms & Ranchlands

Conservation Tools Help Montana Ranchers Realize a Dream

Conservation Tools Help Montana Ranchers Realize a Dream

Working ranches play a huge role in the environmental health of Montana, especially along the wildlife-rich Rocky Mountain Front....
Illinois Working Lands, Water, and Wildlife Conservation Partnership

Illinois Working Lands, Water, and Wildlife Conservation Partnership

The Illinois Working Lands, Water and Wildlife Partnership is a new alliance formed to accelerate the pace of working...
A Legacy of Ranching in California

A Legacy of Ranching in California

For many years, cattle have roamed the foothills of the 1,715-acre Santa Rita Ranch in the heart of California’s...
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Cultural Conservation

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site

The Sand Creek Massacre is one of the most tragic events in America’s history and marked a major turning...
Harriet Tubman’s Legacy Grows On Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Harriet Tubman’s Legacy Grows On Maryland’s Eastern Shore

More than 100 years after her death, a new chapter of Harriet Tubman’s legacy is unfolding on Maryland’s Eastern...
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe – Bois Forte Band

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe – Bois Forte Band

In 2020, we acquired an expansive forest landscape known as the Minnesota Heritage Forest. Nearly 40% of those lands...
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Wetlands & Watersheds

A 30-Year Effort to Protect the Navajo River Watershed in Colorado Now Complete

A 30-Year Effort to Protect the Navajo River Watershed in Colorado Now Complete

The Conservation Fund has helped protect 65,000 acres of critical wildlife habitat in the Navajo River watershed. Made up...
Conserving the Loxa-Lucie Headwaters—a Mosaic of Florida’s Critical Wetlands

Conserving the Loxa-Lucie Headwaters—a Mosaic of Florida’s Critical Wetlands

For decades, the State of Florida and its residents in northern Palm Beach County and southern Martin County have...
Kasilof River Wetlands – Alaska

Kasilof River Wetlands – Alaska

Help protect a critical piece of wetland habitat for migratory birds, salmon, beluga whales and more.Donation online:To donate online...
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Wildlife Protection

The "Path Of The Pronghorn" In Wyoming

The "Path Of The Pronghorn" In Wyoming

Each spring and fall, hundreds of pronghorn antelope migrate between their summer habitat in Grand Teton National Park to...
Lake Iliamna

Lake Iliamna

Lake Iliamna is Alaska’s largest lake. The depths of its crystal clear waters produce the largest returns of Sockeye...
Protecting Some of the Rarest Species in Texas at Holly Beach

Protecting Some of the Rarest Species in Texas at Holly Beach

A stunning and ecologically important southern Texas landscape—providing habitat for some of the rarest species in the state—was slated...
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Recreation Areas

Connecting Pinhoti And Appalachian Trails

Connecting Pinhoti And Appalachian Trails

When the Appalachian Trail was mapped in the 1920s, the plan set out by...
Protecting the “Grand Canyon of the Eel River” — California’s Lone Pine Ranch

Protecting the “Grand Canyon of the Eel River” — California’s Lone Pine Ranch

This stunning 30,000-acre ranchland property—abundant with scenic river views, a resident elk herd, and unique geology and...
Marton Ranch, Wyoming

Marton Ranch, Wyoming

The 35,670-acre Marton Ranch encompasses vast wildlife habitat and a premier fly-fishing location within...
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Urban Parks

Harbour-8 Park

Harbour-8 Park

How one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s toughest neighborhoods is creating new recreational, health and economic opportunities for...
Mattie Freeland Park 

Mattie Freeland Park 

For many years, this community garden and gathering place was stewarded by dedicated neighbors and advocates to honor a...
Protecting the “View That Named Richmond” along a Historic Virginia Riverfront

Protecting the “View That Named Richmond” along a Historic Virginia Riverfront

The “View That Named Richmond” along the James River from historic Libby Hill has faced threats of development for...
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