The projects featured here are a sampling of our recent efforts. There are hundreds more like them — each uniquely impactful — and they would not be possible without the backing of supporters like you. Let’s keep the momentum going. Please consider a gift today. 


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Leaving Beebe River Better Off

MN Heritage Image 2021

After years of thoughtful conservation, significant restoration work and community partnership, we are proud that New Hampshire’s Beebe River is better off than when we arrived. Learn more about how we created fish friendly road systems, expanded public access and protected the surrounding forest.


A Vacant Lot Goes Green

A Vacant Lot Goes Green

Learn how one empty lot along a busy road in San Diego transformed into a vibrant garden and community space! Partnering with local organizations, we are helping build stronger food markets in underserved areas of the city. 


Safeguarding Space for Tennessee Wildlife

 Safeguarding Space for Tennessee Wildlife

Tennessee’s Conasauga River is brimming with wildlife, and the surrounding forest is home to species such as black bear, turkey and deer. Working with the U.S. Forest Service, we’ve helped protect this key river habitat, along with thousands more acres — find out more about our work in Tennessee


Keeping Stories Alive on the Chesapeake Bay

Keeping Stories Alive on the Chesapeake Bay

Elktonia Beach Resort in Annapolis, Maryland, was a Black-owned business and music venue that, for nearly half a century, hosted celebrated performers like Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles. Learn how we helped preserve this site as a heritage park with public access to the Chesapeake Bay!


Expanding Creamer’s Field

Santa Rita Ranch 2021

Even in rugged Alaska, there is development pressure on natural land near cities. We're helping conserve key wildlife habitat near Fairbanks and expanding Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge. Read about how birds, residents and visitors from across the world enjoy this unique marshland


Growing Garlic and Opportunity

 Growing Garlic and Opportunity

Our Working Farms Fund expanded into the Chicago area this year! We are helping a new and diverse generation of farmers access land, while strengthening local food systems and protecting valuable farmland from development. Read more about our first partner farm in Chicago — Garlic eScape



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