Press Releases

February 22, 2021

The addition of 432 acres to the Cane Creek Mountain Natural Area will nearly double the size of the park, bringing it to roughly 1,000 acres of County-owned, protected, publicly accessible land.

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January 14, 2021

Ingka Group announces it has acquired forestland property in the U.S. from The Conservation Fund, a non-profit conservation organisation that has protected over 8 million acres of land in the U.S. The acquisition strengthens Ingka Group’s commitment to responsible forest management, as conservation measures are fully included in the forest management plans.

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January 6, 2021

Protection of 205 acres at Pisgah National Forest secures iconic viewsheds, enhances access for recreation, preserves wildlife habitat and water quality for the area.

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December 22, 2020

One of the most famous vistas on the Appalachian Trail, McAfee Knob, has been given additional protection with the acquisition of three tracts of land near Roanoke.

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December 14, 2020

Conservation partnership will preserve the land for environmental and historical value, supporting new opportunities for Civil War research.

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December 3, 2020

The Virginia Department of Forestry and The Conservation Fund announced the protection of 2,531 acres of working timberland near the town of Drakes Branch. The land will ultimately become part of Virginia’s 26th state forest, Charlotte State Forest, and the first publicly accessible state land in Charlotte County.  

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November 19, 2020

PotlatchDeltic Corporation (NASDAQ: PCH) has completed the previously announced sale of 72,440 acres of forestland in northern and central Minnesota to The Conservation Fund for nearly $48 million.

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