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.

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...
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument

Harriet Tubman was a true American hero. Born on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Tubman spent nearly 30 years of her...
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...
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...
Gooseberry Creek Conservation Project

Gooseberry Creek Conservation Project

The Gooseberry Creek Conservation Project is among the first large-scale, watershed-based voluntary conservation initiatives in Wyoming and the Greater...
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...
Great Smoky Mountains

Great Smoky Mountains

The Fund and the Foothills Land Conservancy now hold one of the largest conservation easements ever donated by private...
Greater Yellowstone Area

Greater Yellowstone Area

Larger than the state of West Virginia, the Greater Yellowstone Area stretches 18 million acres across Wyoming, Montana 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...
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...
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...
Civil War Battlefield Conservation: New Mexico

Civil War Battlefield Conservation: New Mexico

Glorieta Pass  In March 1862, while Confederates from Texas battled a combined force of U. S. Regulars and volunteers from...
Civil War Battlefield Conservation: Virginia

Civil War Battlefield Conservation: Virginia

The Conservation Fund has helped protect a dozen Civil War battlefields across the state of Virginia. Beaver Dam Creek We protected 236 acres...
Clark County

Clark County

The Fund has undertaken several different conservation projects with the Bureau of Land Management in Clark County. Clark County Grazing...
City of Rocks National Reserve

City of Rocks National Reserve

Visitors to the City of Rocks National Reserve in south central Idaho will find a striking landscape with unparalleled opportunities for rock climbing,...
Civil War Battlefield Conservation: Focus on Antietam

Civil War Battlefield Conservation: Focus on Antietam

Known as the bloodiest single-day battle in the Civil War, the battle of Antietam took place on September 17,...
Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg National Military Park

The history of the United States hung in the balance on the first three days of July 1863, as...
Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Encompassing a diverse array of habitat types, from the high, dry deserts of the Great Basin to the wet,...
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Over 400 years ago, Captain John Smith arrived in the New World—and changed it forever. In addition to helping...
Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

As one of the most visited units of the National Park Service (NPS), the Blue Ridge Parkway welcomes more than...
Behold! The Prairie Chicken

Behold! The Prairie Chicken

Best known for its mating “dance” where the male stomps his feet and lets out a “booming” sound from...
Big Thicket National Preserve

Big Thicket National Preserve

Renowned as the “biological crossroads of North America,” Big Thicket in east Texas is a remarkable mix of southeastern...
Appalachian Trail, Vermont

Appalachian Trail, Vermont

The Fund helped the National Park Service acquire more than 1,200 acres near the Killington Section of the Appalachian...
Beauty Mountain Wilderness Area

Beauty Mountain Wilderness Area

Beauty Mountain Wilderness Area truly lives up to its name, with its dramatic rock formations and its namesake—the 5,500-foot...
Rocky Fork, Tennessee—completely protected for generations to enjoy

Rocky Fork, Tennessee—completely protected for generations to enjoy

The nearly 10,000-acre Rocky Fork property was once the largest unprotected tract of land in the Southern Appalachians. Located...
A Bright Future for the Desert Tortoise

A Bright Future for the Desert Tortoise

If you’ve never seen a desert tortoise, you’re not alone. This extremely elusive creature spends 95 percent of its...
Admiralty Island National Monument

Admiralty Island National Monument

Located in Tongass National Forest, Admiralty Island National Monument encompasses the majestic landscapes emblematic of Alaska. Here, the remote,...