The Conservation Fund

Our Projects

Grandfather Mountain State Park

Grandfather Mountain State Park

In 2009, Grandfather Mountain State Park officially became North Carolina’s newest state park. We helped to protect 2,456 acres...
Grant Program for Transporting Healthy Food

Grant Program for Transporting Healthy Food

Final round of grant program provides funding to community organizations working to improve healthy food distribution in underserved communities.This...
Great Lakes Revolving Fund

Great Lakes Revolving Fund

The establishment of the Great Lakes Revolving Loan Fund addresses the critical need of land trusts and public agencies...
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 Baltimore Wilderness Coalition

Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition

The Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition supports the vision of multiple values in conserving a connected green infrastructure network in...
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...
Green Bonds Accelerate the Conservation of  Working Forests 

Green Bonds Accelerate the Conservation of  Working Forests 

Working forests—forests managed sustainably to produce products we use every day—are a win, win for people, the planet and our economy. For...
Green Grease for North Carolina

Green Grease for North Carolina

Disposing of used fryer oil and grease trap waste responsibly is a challenge for restaurants and a necessity for...
Green Infrastructure Plan for Cecil County, MD

Green Infrastructure Plan for Cecil County, MD

Along Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Cecil County is primarily rural but also smack in the middle of a major metropolitan...
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 for Louisiana Wildlife Management Areas

Green Infrastructure Plan for Louisiana Wildlife Management Areas

More than two million people live in Louisiana’s coastal areas, which generate nearly $120 billion in business every year...
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...
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...
Green Infrastructure Plan in West Virginia

Green Infrastructure Plan in West Virginia

Jefferson County, West Virginia, confronts haphazard growth that disrupts normal ecosystem functions and community vitality. The continued protection of the...
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...
Green Mountain National Forest

Green Mountain National Forest

One of only two national forests in the Northeast, the Green Mountain National Forest stretches from  the ancient Taconic...
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...
Greening the Crossroads: Central Indiana

Greening the Crossroads: Central Indiana

Good green infrastructure planning can have a major impact on the quality of life for residents of a region. ...
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...
Greenseams® Milwaukee

Greenseams® Milwaukee

More than 1.5 million people live and work in the Milwaukee metro area. As the region grows, with more...
Growing an Outdoor Generation

Growing an Outdoor Generation

People of color are still significantly underrepresented in environmental and natural-based careers and activities. Our Growing an Outdoor Generational...
Gualala River Forest

Gualala River Forest

Next door to our Garcia River Forest, the 14,000-acre Gualala River Forest shares its remarkable canopy of redwoods and...
Gulf Coast Conservation Vision Plan

Gulf Coast Conservation Vision Plan

The Gulf of Mexico, with its five bordering states—Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas—is a place of rich human...
Gulf Coast Oil Spill Restoration Funding Supports Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Restoration Funding Supports Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

Preserving and restoring the Gulf Coast’s vulnerable ecosystem has been a top priority for us in Alabama and nearby...
Gypsy Queen Cuisine

Gypsy Queen Cuisine

Suzy Phillips could be credited with introducing the food truck to Asheville. When she moved to the area from...
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...
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...
Hand-Built in Asheville

Hand-Built in Asheville

Over two decades ago, entrepreneur Lang Hornthal built his first log bed with a friend, sold it at a...
Harbour-8 Park

Harbour-8 Park

How one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s toughest neighborhoods is creating new recreational, health and economic opportunities for...
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,...