The Conservation Fund

Our Projects

Jacks Valley Ranch

Jacks Valley Ranch

Jacks Valley Ranch is a little piece of Nevada history. Situated on the backside of Lake Tahoe in the...
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...
Jocassee Gorges

Jocassee Gorges

In the northwestern-most corner of South Carolina, crystal-clear rivers and streams surge through the high Blue Ridge Escarpment and...
John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge

John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge

Located on the shores of Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island, the John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge was established...
Joyce Wildlife Management Area

Joyce Wildlife Management Area

For more than two decades, the Fund has been working to protect and restore Louisiana’s coastal wetland and associated upland habitats, like...
Kanapaha Prairie

Kanapaha Prairie

Kanapaha Prairie, near Gainesville in Alachua County, is part of north-central Florida’s vast system of wet prairies. As a...
Kendall Forest: Supporting Rural Economies and Traditions in New York’s Tug Hill Region

Kendall Forest: Supporting Rural Economies and Traditions in New York’s Tug Hill Region

Upstate New York’s Tug Hill region, also known as Tug Hill Plateau, is known for its timber industry, snowfall...
Kern River, Utah

Kern River, Utah

Desert tortoises were once one of the West’s most abundant reptiles, but their populations have declined 90 percent since...
Kesselring Farm And The Boy Scouts

Kesselring Farm And The Boy Scouts

At the Fund, we believe kids have the right to a healthy childhood and that a healthy childhood includes...
Kobuk Valley National Park

Kobuk Valley National Park

Every year, Alaska’s Western Arctic caribou herd migrates across a third of the state, including Kobuk Valley National Park. This remarkable herd,...
Lackawanna Highlands

Lackawanna Highlands

The Lackawanna Highlands project in northeastern Pennsylvania follows a trend across the country of vast privately-owned working forests in...
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

The elusive and solitary ocelot, a small wild cat with markings similar to a leopard or jaguar, once ranged...
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Located deep in the Rio Grande Valley at the southeastern tip of Texas along the Rio Grande River and...
Lake County Green Infrastructure Strategy

Lake County Green Infrastructure Strategy

About halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, on the shores of Lake Michigan, lies Lake County. Rich with prairies, wetlands,...
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...
Lake Ophelia And Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuges

Lake Ophelia And Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuges

High above the Lake Ophelia and Grand Cote national wildlife refuges in central Louisiana, hundreds of thousands of birds...
Land-Based Closed-Containment Aquaculture with the Atlantic Salmon Federation

Land-Based Closed-Containment Aquaculture with the Atlantic Salmon Federation

In 2011 two conservation organizations came to the same understanding, an idea formed probably while fishing where the best...
Lavender Helps a Family Farm Bloom

Lavender Helps a Family Farm Bloom

Norma DeCamp Burns wants to keep her North Carolina family farm from disappearing. In the Tar Heel state, that’s...
Leech Lake Watershed Foundation, Minnesota

Leech Lake Watershed Foundation, Minnesota

Just a few hours north of the Twin Cities, the pristine forests and clean waters that empty into Minnesota’s...
Leelanau State Park

Leelanau State Park

If you envision Michigan as the palm of your hand, some of the state’s most important conservation lands can...
Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat

Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat

The lesser prairie-chicken is commonly recognized for its feathered feet, stout build and mating behavior. Males perform a sequence...
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...
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...
Lithonia

Lithonia

Nominated for a listing on the National Register of Historic Places, the city of Lithonia, just outside Atlanta, includes...
Little River Canyon

Little River Canyon

Clean and wild, the Little River in northeast Alabama is America’s longest mountaintop river, cutting through the deepest canyon...
Luke Lynch Wildlife Habitat Management Area

Luke Lynch Wildlife Habitat Management Area

Imagine 4,000 – 5,000 mule deer traversing the same 150 mile corridor twice each year during their spring and...
Machias Lakes

Machias Lakes

We partnered with the Maine Department of Conservation on the acquisition of nearly 8,000 acres surrounding the Machias Lakes of eastern...
Managing Mitigation Funds to Conserve Bird Habitat

Managing Mitigation Funds to Conserve Bird Habitat

As America’s demand for energy grows, providers are making major new investments in infrastructure. The emerging Rockies Express Pipeline...
Mapping the Future of Longleaf Pine

Mapping the Future of Longleaf Pine

Two hundred years ago, the “piney woods” of folk songs were a vast forest sweeping across 90 million acres...