The Conservation Fund

Our Projects

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...
Supporting the Viability and Expansion of Land-Based Aquaculture

Supporting the Viability and Expansion of Land-Based Aquaculture

The Freshwater Institute has received funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service for a five-year plan...
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...
Suwannee River Woodlands – Florida

Suwannee River Woodlands – Florida

Approximately 50 miles west of Jacksonville lies a vast wilderness known as Osceola National Forest. Part of a great...
Swift Action Sets a Course for Protecting Colorado’s Pristine Sweetwater Lake

Swift Action Sets a Course for Protecting Colorado’s Pristine Sweetwater Lake

Protecting the historic and beautiful Sweetwater Lake, and roughly 488 acres of land around it, has been a high...
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...
Taking Action for America’s Local Food

Taking Action for America’s Local Food

The average age of a farmer in the United States is 60 years-old, and the small farms they own...
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 51,334 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...
Travelers

Travelers' Rest

As a legacy to the nation and in honor of the extraordinary journey of Lewis and Clark, The Conservation...
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...
Trout Hatchery Planning, Design, and Construction

Trout Hatchery Planning, Design, and Construction

A new hatchery was designed and constructed for the Rolling Rock Club that consolidated fish culture activities into one...
Try This NC: Rural Community Health Strategies that Work

Try This NC: Rural Community Health Strategies that Work

Keeping up a healthy lifestyle isn’t always easy, but it can be particularly difficult for rural residents. Grocery stores...
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...