Press Releases

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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November 21, 2019

The new Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park is part of The Conservation Fund’s national Parks with Purpose program, centered on equitable development ideals.

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November 20, 2019

The Conservation Fund and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the protection of 160 acres of forest and wetlands in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. Completely surrounded on all four sides by Little River National Wildlife Refuge, the land is now protected from development and officially part of the Refuge.

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November 14, 2019

Volkswagen of America and The Conservation Fund announced an initiative to help protect and restore forestland in the United States, starting with a project located in eastern Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest.

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November 13, 2019

Emory University and The Conservation Fund have formed a new partnership to support next-generation farmers in Georgia and help build the local food supply across metro Atlanta with a first-of-its-kind sustainable solution to food production.

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October 31, 2019

Eleven research, education and historical institutions and specialists have been awarded Chesapeake Material Cultural Studies Grants. Presented by The Conservation Fund—a national nonprofit dedicated to providing environmental solutions that make economic sense for communities—the grants will support the conservation, preservation and study of cultural artifacts from the Chesapeake region dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries.

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October 17, 2019
Today, The Conservation Fund and The Nature Conservancy announce tremendous land protection successes within the Little River Canyon National Preserve to mark the 27th anniversary of the Preserve’s creation.

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