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February 4, 2019| Land
Protecting Nature While Strengthening America's Economy

“Matt and I always dreamed of owning a ranch of our own, but we never thought it was a reality,” says Stacy Crabb, as she looks out over the 9,000 acre ranch she and her husband managed for 11 years. 

The Rocky Mountain front of Montana is a magical landscape, but like so many landscapes in the west, it is at risk of development. Both wildlife and the ranching lifestyle that has co-existed for generations is being threatened.  

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January 24, 2019| Land
Protecting Nature While Strengthening America's Economy

“Matt and I always dreamed of owning a ranch of our own, but we never thought it was a reality,” says Stacy Crabb, as she looks out over the 9,000 acre ranch she and her husband managed for 11 years. 

The Rocky Mountain front of Montana is a magical landscape, but like so many landscapes in the west, it is at risk of development. Both wildlife and the ranching lifestyle that has co-existed for generations is being threatened.  

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April 14, 2015| Land
The Working Forest Fund acquires and permanently protects working forests of high conservation value, through a dedicated source of bridge capital and expert management and restoration. By taking strategic ownership of finite resources, we will help ensure that our working forests remain economic engines that sustain jobs, grow communities and help support entire regions.

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March 11, 2013| Land
At The Conservation Fund, we believe that working forests can be financially self-sustaining and environmentally healthy. We're demonstrating a new way to sustainably manage these famed forests, as a nonprofit owner that uses both sound environmental strategy and sound economics—including a "light-touch" harvest regimen, sales of carbon offsets and a supply of local jobs.

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July 30, 2012| Land
At The Conservation Fund, we believe that well-managed forests can be both economically viable and ecologically sustainable, but like all other necessary parts of our national infrastructure, they need to be invested in and maintained. That's why, since 1985, we've protected over a million forest acres across America. Protecting and maintaining working forests, and the communities that depend on them, remains one of our top conservation priorities.

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