Bailey Mountain Bike Park

Bailey Mountain Bike Park

Parents today continue to search for an answer to the question: How can I get my kid to spend...
Swift Level Farm

Swift Level Farm

Swift Level Farm, a 152-acre historic landmark located in West Virginia’s Greenbrier Valley, has been in Jennifer “Tootie” Jones’...
River

River's Edge Treehouse Resort

When Laila and Doug Mortimer retired to Robbinsville, North Carolina, they did not expect to be building treehouses.  But the...
Earthseed Land Cooperative

Earthseed Land Cooperative

The eight co-founders of Earthseed Land Cooperative (ELC) have a vision: to use land to support the collective health,...
Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

Refugees face many hardships when starting over in a new country—adapting to a new language and culture, building a...
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...
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...
Roanoke River Partners

Roanoke River Partners

Celebrating Ecotourism and Regional Heritage Roanoke River Partners is a nonprofit dedicated to preserving and promoting the natural, cultural and...
Reclaiming the Coharie River

Reclaiming the Coharie River

The Coharie River has long served as the lifeblood of the Coharie tribal community and its ancestors. The river...
Freedom Riders National Monument

Freedom Riders National Monument

Nonviolent protests and acts of civil disobedience powered the civil rights movement, making activists out of ordinary people wanting...
Trees NC

Trees NC

When Trees NC founder Owen George relocated from California back to his hometown of Asheboro, North Carolina, he was troubled by...
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...
Southwest Alaska Salmon Habitat Initiative

Southwest Alaska Salmon Habitat Initiative

With hundreds of pristine rivers, lakes and streams, the Southwest Alaska region abounds with natural resources, diverse habitats, world-class...
Spartanburg Rapid Parks Assessment

Spartanburg Rapid Parks Assessment

Nonprofit organizations and foundations turn to The Conservation Fund to identify protection opportunities for an array of open spaces...
Stones River, Nashville

Stones River, Nashville

When we helped complete Nashville’s first Open Space Plan in 2011, we identified the scenic and historic 600-acre Stones River...
Striving for Thriving: Balancing Nature and Commerce in Transylvania County

Striving for Thriving: Balancing Nature and Commerce in Transylvania County

Tucked among the rolling hills and waterfalls of Pisgah National Forest, Dupont State Forest, and many other recreational destinations,...
Saving San Diego

Saving San Diego's Open Space

San Diego is known for its miles of coastline and beautiful beaches. But there is more to this coastal...
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...
Snow Mountain Ranch

Snow Mountain Ranch

Each year, the YMCA of the Rockies’ spectacular Snow Mountain Ranch reconnects thousands of kids with nature through environmental...
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...
Palmetto-Peartree Preserve

Palmetto-Peartree Preserve

The Conservation Fund established the 10,000-acre Palmetto-Peartree Preserve in 1999 with funding from the North Carolina Department of Transportation....
Green Infrastructure Plan for Nashville

Green Infrastructure Plan for Nashville

Located in Davidson County, Tennessee, Nashville is a uniquely beautiful place, defined by the wide and winding Cumberland River...
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...
Atlanta Green Space Assessment

Atlanta Green Space Assessment

In 2005, the City of Atlanta was losing 500 acres of open space each week to development. Historically, the...
Lithonia

Lithonia

Nominated for a listing on the National Register of Historic Places, the city of Lithonia, just outside Atlanta, includes...
Optimizing Environmental Stewardship: Maryland Route 301

Optimizing Environmental Stewardship: Maryland Route 301

The Maryland State Highway Administration turned to us to identify and evaluate conservation and restoration opportunities in the vicinity...
Lake Michigan Beach Clean Up Goes to the Dogs

Lake Michigan Beach Clean Up Goes to the Dogs

The white-sand beaches and charming Lake Michigan communities in southwest Michigan known as Harbor Country are popular weekend getaway...
Liberty Hill

Liberty Hill

Thirty miles northeast of Columbia, SC, is Lake Wateree, a 13,000-acre lake created in 1920 with the construction of...
Lindsay Street Park

Lindsay Street Park

The English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods lie in the shadow of downtown Atlanta, less than a mile from...
Boone Park West

Boone Park West

Boone Park West will be The Conservation Fund’s third Park With Purpose built in Atlanta, following the successful completion...