Much of our work is possible thanks to bipartisan support from U.S. Congressional leaders for critical conservation programs. We are committed to helping our federal partners pursue their priorities: Working with them, we have completed around 900 conservation projects, saving U.S. taxpayers more than $350 million.

Zion National Park

Zion National Park

For three decades, Dallen and Karen Spendlove and their four children have been excellent stewards for their 2,400-acre ranch...
Washoe Valley

Washoe Valley

To date, the Fund has conserved more than 2,000 acres of open space and 3,200 acre-feet of surface and...
Wind Cave National Park

Wind Cave National Park

Considered a sacred place by the Lakota, Wind Cave is one of the longest and most complex caves in...
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...
Upper Snake River

Upper Snake River

Beginning in the mountains of Yellowstone National Park, the mighty Snake River begins its journey as two smaller rivers,...
Texas Pineywoods Experience

Texas Pineywoods Experience

The Conservation Fund has deep roots in east Texas, where we’ve worked to protect roughly 33,000 acres of Big Thicket...
Tongass National Forest

Tongass National Forest

Though Alaska is a state of great expanse, small places matter. As the critical first project of The Conservation...
Tonto National Forest

Tonto National Forest

Cave Creek, only 25 miles north of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, is one of the few perennial streams...
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...
State Game Lands 93

State Game Lands 93

September 11, 2001 is one of the most tragic days in our nation’s history. Nearly 3,000 people died as...
Stehekin At Lake Chelan National Recreation Area

Stehekin At Lake Chelan National Recreation Area

Stehekin is a small, remote settlement within the 62,000-acre Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.  Permanent residents number less than 100, but...
Sand Ranch

Sand Ranch

Throughout the Southwest and Midwest, the lesser prairie-chicken’s population size and geographic range have dramatically diminished due to the...
San Juan Island National Historical Park

San Juan Island National Historical Park

Located in the waters between Vancouver Island to the west and Washington State to the east – and  just a short...
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...
Ouachita National Forest

Ouachita National Forest

The Ouachita National Forest covers 1.8 million acres across Oklahoma and Arkansas. This beautiful forest has mountains, lakes, rivers and trails open...
Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park

Arizona’s Petrified Forest is famous for its expansive vistas—stark moon-like landscapes and the colorful eroding badlands of the Painted...
Pisgah National Forest

Pisgah National Forest

Rushing waterfalls and melodious birdcalls lift the deep quiet of Pisgah National Forest in the Appalachian Mountains. In 2009, we...
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...
North Rim of the Grand Canyon

North Rim of the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is one of America’s favorite destinations—more than five million people visit each year to take in...
Oconee National Forest

Oconee National Forest

Did you know that forestry is the largest manufacturing sector in Georgia? Forests are a critical part of the state’s...
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...
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park

President Theodore Roosevelt established Mesa Verde National Park more than 100 years ago, protecting historic cliff dwellings and other...
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...
Managing Mitigation Funds to Conserve Bird Habitat

Managing Mitigation Funds to Conserve Bird Habitat

As America’s demand for energy grows, providers are making major new investments in infrastructure. The emerging Rockies Express Pipeline...
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,...
Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat

Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat

The lesser prairie-chicken is commonly recognized for its feathered feet, stout build and mating behavior. Males perform a sequence...
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Long fascinated by what lay west of the Mississippi River, President Thomas Jefferson in 1803 commissioned Captain Meriwether Lewis...
In Wyoming, Using Mitigation To Benefit Family Ranches

In Wyoming, Using Mitigation To Benefit Family Ranches

Across Wyoming’s Green River Basin, grazing pronghorn and vibrating drill rigs cast shadows on the horizon. These unlikely neighbors...
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...