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Strategic Mitigation for Wind Energy In the Midwest

Strategic Mitigation for Wind Energy In the Midwest

As concerns mount over the high costs and long-term environmental impacts of fossil fuels, wind has become an increasingly...
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,...
Sturgeon River

Sturgeon River

Nature-based tourism is an important economic base in many communities, especially in rural places like Michigan’s famed Upper Peninsula...
Superior Fresh

Superior Fresh

At the Freshwater Institute, we know that the future of sustainable seafood lies in developing innovative approaches that value...
Supplementing Brown Trout for Maryland Anglers

Supplementing Brown Trout for Maryland Anglers

A collaboration between the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute seeks to increase the...
Supporting Matorka

Supporting Matorka's Sustainable Expansion

Icelandic seafood producer Matorka has been growing Arctic char since 2010. As the company aspired to expand to grow...
Supporting Sustainability at Chatham University

Supporting Sustainability at Chatham University

Chatham University set out to develop their Eden Hall Campus with a goal in mind: create the country’s first...
Supporting Sustainable Fish Farming with Marine Harvest

Supporting Sustainable Fish Farming with Marine Harvest

For three decades, The Freshwater Institute has conducted research to develop and improve technologies that make fish cultivation a...
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...
Sustainable Solutions

Sustainable Solutions

Sustainable Solutions, LLC is a natural resource management company located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, that uses an ecosystems services...
Sustaining Urban Waters in the Southeast

Sustaining Urban Waters in the Southeast

Thanks to the generous support of the Pisces Foundation, we are pioneering a new approach to how two growing...
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’...
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...
Taylors Bridge Robert

Taylors Bridge Robert's Farm, Delaware

Delaware Bay, its shores made up mostly of marshland, is home to countless species of seabirds and fish, as...
Teton River Confluence Ranch

Teton River Confluence Ranch

The Teton River is a key watershed within the Greater Yellowstone area. As the last major free-flowing river in...
Texas Pineywoods Experience

Texas Pineywoods Experience

The Conservation Fund has deep roots in east Texas, where we’ve worked to protect roughly 33,000 acres of Big Thicket...
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...
The Historic Fones Cliffs on the Rappahannock River

The Historic Fones Cliffs on the Rappahannock River

Threatened by development for decades, this “crown jewel” of Virginia has immense significance, not only for the surrounding environment...
The Science of Strategic Conservation: Protecting More with Less

The Science of Strategic Conservation: Protecting More with Less

Billions have been spent on land conservation but too little attention had been paid to how cost-effective these investments...
Thomas Trust Lands

Thomas Trust Lands

Working ranches not only play an important role in the culture and economy of the Western United States, they...
Thousand Islands

Thousand Islands

We brought our passion for conservation to our work in Florida’s Thousands Islands, a place where, according to Cocoa...
Three Rivers Forest – New York

Three Rivers Forest – New York

Roughly 51,300 acres sitting deep in the heart of Adirondack Park are now on a path toward permanent protection,...
Three Sisters Springs In Crystal River

Three Sisters Springs In Crystal River

Three Sisters Springs is made up of pristine, naturally occurring springs and is one of Florida’s last remaining urban...
Tongass National Forest

Tongass National Forest

Though Alaska is a state of great expanse, small places matter. As the critical first project of The Conservation...
Tonto National Forest

Tonto National Forest

Cave Creek, only 25 miles north of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, is one of the few perennial streams...
Topaz Relocation Center

Topaz Relocation Center

As part of the Japanese American Internment Camp Preservation Initiative, we protected 13 acres at the Topaz Relocation Center for the...
Totagatic River

Totagatic River

The Totagatic River flows for 70 miles through five counties in northern Wisconsin, forming a wild and pristine stream...
Town Of Apex, North Carolina

Town Of Apex, North Carolina

When the North Carolina town of Apex reached out to The Conservation Fund for a loan to purchase land...
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...
Traveler

Traveler's Rest

As a legacy to the nation and in honor of the extraordinary journey of Lewis and Clark, The Conservation...