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Expanding Green Space and Improving Social Resilience in South Cook County, IL.

Expanding Green Space and Improving Social Resilience in South Cook County, IL.

The Southeast Cook County Land Acquisition Plan is a data-driven plan to dramatically expand permanently protected land holdings and...
The Science of Strategic Conservation: Protecting More with Less

The Science of Strategic Conservation: Protecting More with Less

Billions have been spent on land conservation but too little attention had been paid to how cost-effective these investments...
Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

We are creating safe places to play, job training and easy access to greenspace in Atlanta’s historically underserved communities.
Finding the Flint River

Finding the Flint River

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is best known for a few things: its title as the world’s busiest airport, its...
Spartanburg Rapid Parks Assessment

Spartanburg Rapid Parks Assessment

Nonprofit organizations and foundations turn to The Conservation Fund to identify protection opportunities for an array of open spaces...
San Diego Urban Agriculture

San Diego Urban Agriculture

Each year, the United States grants sanctuary to 50,000 refugees displaced by war or political crisis. Many of them...
Green Infrastructure Plan for Nashville

Green Infrastructure Plan for Nashville

Located in Davidson County, Tennessee, Nashville is a uniquely beautiful place, defined by the wide and winding Cumberland River...
Upper Neuse Clean Water Initiative

Upper Neuse Clean Water Initiative

As the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina continues to grow, development threatens to cover valuable land in the Upper...
Atlanta Green Space Assessment

Atlanta Green Space Assessment

In 2005, the City of Atlanta was losing 500 acres of open space each week to development. Historically, the...
Strategic Conservation for the Loxahatchee River Watershed

Strategic Conservation for the Loxahatchee River Watershed

For decades, Florida has been experiencing tremendous growth. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Florida is likely to surpass...
Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill

Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill

Atlanta’s Food Forest is the first of its kind, providing fresh produce in a community that has limited access...
Ecosystem Services for Houston-Galveston

Ecosystem Services for Houston-Galveston

Greater Houston is America’s sixth-largest metroplex—and growing. By 2040, the Houston-Galveston area is expected to gain 3.5 million people,...
Green Infrastructure Plan in Texas Pineywoods

Green Infrastructure Plan in Texas Pineywoods

Lufkin–Angelina County is part of the colorful east Texas Pineywoods. In 2008, we completed a green infrastructure plan to...
Chicago Wilderness Vision

Chicago Wilderness Vision

An ambitious agenda to create a vibrant green infrastructure of protected and restored lands and waters in the four-state...
Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition

Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition

The Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition supports the vision of multiple values in conserving a connected green infrastructure network in...