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...
Taking Action for America’s Local Food

Taking Action for America’s Local Food

The average age of a farmer in the United States is 60 years-old, and the small farms they own...
I-25 Conservation Corridor Project

I-25 Conservation Corridor Project

Drive along Interstate 25 from Denver to Colorado Springs, and you’ll see some of the West’s most colorful scenery...
Hardscrabble Ranch

Hardscrabble Ranch

Totaling 1,540 acres of productive hay meadows, high foothills and stream corridors, Colorado’s Hardscrabble Ranch is rich in history,...
Headwaters of the San Juan & Navajo Rivers

Headwaters of the San Juan & Navajo Rivers

The upper reaches of the Navajo and San Juan Rivers contain some of the wildest land in Colorado, combined...
Greenland Ranch

Greenland Ranch

The oldest operating cattle ranch along Colorado's Front Range is also one of the state’s biggest conservation success stories. The...
Ben Delatour Scout Ranch

Ben Delatour Scout Ranch

At the Fund, we believe one of the best reasons to conserve land is to give people access to the outdoors.  In...
McElroy Ranch

McElroy Ranch

Colorado boasts a strong legacy of family ranching, still evident today along the Colorado River corridor, from Granby to...
Bair Ranch

Bair Ranch

The Conservation Fund is committed to working with ranching families to protect the rugged expanses that support rural economies,...
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...
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...
Upper Green River Valley Initiative

Upper Green River Valley Initiative

The Conservation Fund and a host of partners launched the Upper Green River Valley Initiative in 2008 to conserve...
Upper Mississippi Forest Project

Upper Mississippi Forest Project

Minnesota exemplifies a nationwide trend in forest loss: In the last 20 years the state has lost over a...
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,...
Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

What are you having for dinner? Imagine trying to answer that question if you couldn’t get to a grocery...
Supporting the Sage Grouse and Family Ranches in the West

Supporting the Sage Grouse and Family Ranches in the West

The greater sage grouse requires wide open spaces for its survival. In recent years, the sage grouse’s habitat has...
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...
Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Henry Crews and Ardis Crews are taking a smart approach to revitalizing blighted neighborhoods in their small town of...
A Future for Good Hope Farm in Cary, North Carolina

A Future for Good Hope Farm in Cary, North Carolina

Good Hope Farm is an historic farmstead situated within a half mile of 3,500 residents of Cary, North Carolina....
Green Infrastructure Vision for Cameron County, Texas

Green Infrastructure Vision for Cameron County, Texas

Up until now, Cameron County, Texas, has been a hidden gem of nature-based tourism located deep in the Rio...
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...
Snead Farm

Snead Farm

In 2011, we helped with a land preservation agreement that permanently protects the 290-acres of Emmett Snead III’s pick-your-own...
Rocky Mountain Front

Rocky Mountain Front

Where Montana’s dramatic peaks give way to the Northern Great Plains, the Rocky Mountain Front forms a landscape unlike...
San Diego Urban Agriculture

San Diego Urban Agriculture

Each year, the United States grants sanctuary to 50,000 refugees displaced by war or political crisis. Many of them...
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...
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...
Firefly Farms Creamery & Market

Firefly Farms Creamery & Market

It all started with a neighbor’s goats and the question: “Can we milk ‘em to make cheese?” With that,...
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....
Ecosystem Services for Houston-Galveston

Ecosystem Services for Houston-Galveston

Greater Houston is America’s sixth-largest metroplex—and growing. By 2040, the Houston-Galveston area is expected to gain 3.5 million people,...
Food and Farm Initiative

Food and Farm Initiative

Though the region is surrounded by large agricultural lands, half of North Carolina’s “food deserts” are located in the...