Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park

Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park

Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park will be The Conservation Fund’s third Park With Purpose built in Atlanta in partnership with...
Jackson Hole Land Trust, Wyoming

Jackson Hole Land Trust, Wyoming

Wyoming’s Teton County is an outdoor paradise in the heart of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. It’s here, in the Snake River...
Historic Waterfront, Southampton

Historic Waterfront, Southampton

Over the past 25 years, the community of New Suffolk in Southampton, New York, has rallied to protect the...
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,...
Healthy Eating, Active Living

Healthy Eating, Active Living

Despite abundant natural resources, many people in North Carolina lack access to fresh food and opportunities to pursue an...
Community Forests

Community Forests

A community forest offers the local community value and benefits from the land, access and rights to the forest...
Clay County Community Revitalization Association

Clay County Community Revitalization Association

Nestled in the Nantahala National Forest and the Hiwasee River Valley, the town of Hayesville in Clay County, North...
Green Infrastructure Plan for Central Indiana

Green Infrastructure Plan for Central Indiana

Central Indiana is the crossroads of America. Good soils for farming, mature forests and clear running rivers and streams...
Green Infrastructure Plan in Texas Pineywoods

Green Infrastructure Plan in Texas Pineywoods

Lufkin–Angelina County is part of the colorful east Texas Pineywoods. In 2008, we completed a green infrastructure plan to...
Gateway Community Initiative in Michigan

Gateway Community Initiative in Michigan

Waterloo Recreation Area in Michigan is a little-known treasure. About a one-hour drive from Ann Arbor, this 20,000-acre park is...
Headwaters State Forest

Headwaters State Forest

Situated on the North and South Carolina border and connecting to more than more than 100,000 acres of existing...
How We Helped Build a Historic and Sustainable Tall Ship in California

How We Helped Build a Historic and Sustainable Tall Ship in California

The Conservation Fund supports efforts to protect places where children can get outdoors and learn about nature. Often those...
Farm Creek Preserve, Norwalk Land Trust

Farm Creek Preserve, Norwalk Land Trust

The mud flats and salt marshes of Long Island Sound’s tidal estuaries are havens for oysters, osprey, herons, egrets...
Fiery Gizzard Trail

Fiery Gizzard Trail

Fiery Gizzard is a place many Tennesseans hold dear. It is the heart of the South Cumberland Plateau and...
Connecticut River Valley

Connecticut River Valley

With some of the best farmland anywhere and historic properties throughout the region, the Connecticut River Valley is a...
Conservation Efforts in Detroit

Conservation Efforts in Detroit

With a generation of young adults leaving in droves to find work, population decline is a serious issue with...
Chesapeake Bay: Integrated Conservation Solutions

Chesapeake Bay: Integrated Conservation Solutions

From New York to Virginia, more than 40 major rivers link land and people to the Chesapeake Bay. How...
Climate Change and the Chesapeake Bay

Climate Change and the Chesapeake Bay

The Chesapeake Bay region is one of the most vulnerable areas in the nation to sea level rise induced...
City of Brentwood

City of Brentwood

Access to the outdoors is a health and quality of life issue for all Americans, but especially those living...
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,...
Civil War Battlefield Conservation: Maryland

Civil War Battlefield Conservation: Maryland

At the Fund, we believe America’s history is found in our landscapes.  By conserving significant landscapes, we can ensure our nation’s...
Chena Greenbelt Project

Chena Greenbelt Project

The Chena Greenbelt is a multi-partner effort to link approximately 30 properties together to form a network of green...
Chicago Wilderness Vision

Chicago Wilderness Vision

An ambitious agenda to create a vibrant green infrastructure of protected and restored lands and waters in the four-state...
Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Conservation efforts, especially in urban areas, often are complicated; but we’ve taken on the challenge in Atlanta with both environmental...
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...
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is often referred to as the “Everglades of the North.” Located in the Chesapeake Bay region,...
Strategic Conservation Plan: Blackwater 2100

Strategic Conservation Plan: Blackwater 2100

The vast tidal marshes of the Chesapeake Bay region are an ecological treasure. Nowhere in the Bay are these...
Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area

Located in DeKalb, Henry and Rockdale Counties, just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area is widely...
Balancing Nature and Commerce in the New River Gorge Region

Balancing Nature and Commerce in the New River Gorge Region

In October 2010, the Fund’s Conservation Leadership Network brought together local business leaders, elected officials and public land managers...