Press Releases

February 26, 2020

The Conservation Fund has once again achieved the highest standards of excellence in conservation and has been awarded renewed accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, demonstrating its commitment to uphold the public trust and ensure its conservation efforts are permanent.

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February 25, 2020

Permanent protection of a 50-acre working farm advances larger effort to create floodplain protection and opportunities for new and immigrant farmers to grow and sell fresh food in Greater Milwaukee.

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February 24, 2020

Today, partners announced the addition of 6,229 acres to Tennessee's Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park, which will support wildlife habitat, native ecology and additional public recreation opportunities.

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January 21, 2020

The National Park Service, in collaboration with The Conservation Fund, recently acquired a 35-acre parcel located within the administrative boundary of Grand Teton National Park.

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January 14, 2020

The Conservation Fund announced the establishment of a Phoenix office and the appointment of Kirste Kowalsky as the organization’s Arizona real estate associate.

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January 8, 2020

The Conservation Fund, Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley, and the USDA Forest Service are announcing the permanent protection of roughly 91 acres in the Shenandoah Valley. The property contains an iconic landmark on the rocky-topped end of Short Mountain known as the Knob.

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December 6, 2019

The Conservation Fund and Open Space Institute announced the purchase of the largest undeveloped, unprotected Atlantic coastline in Georgia. Each organization recently acquired a portion of the 16,083-acre Ceylon property located along the Satilla River east of the city of Woodbine. 

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December 5, 2019

The U.S. Forest Service recognized Atlanta's Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill partnership with the 2019 Chief’s Award. As the largest public food forest in the United States, it provides accessible, healthy produce, nuts and herbs in a neighborhood that lacks access to food.

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