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Celebrating Conservation Stories:

Inspiration for the Soul

There’s no more powerful way to describe the dedication and innovation that goes into our work than to tell stories. Stories about people, cultural and natural heritage, wildlife, climate resilience and the land that sustains them all.

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Women Who are Making Conservation History

March is Women’s History Month—a time to celebrate the tremendous accomplishments of women across the country, including those who dedicate their careers to protecting our natural world. One example is Peg Kohring, one of our most innovative and respected colleagues. Peg’s 44 years in conservation have left a legacy for people and wildlife across the Midwest.


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Big News! IKEA Acquires a Forest

from The Conservation Fund

Have you heard the news? Ingka Group, the largest IKEA retailer, recently purchased from us a 10,840-acre forest in southeast Georgia. This effort conserves the land’s wildlife and diverse ecosystems from development and is a great example of how our Working Forest Fund protects at-risk forests in an environmentally and economically sustainable way. This story is so huge, it’s been shared in CNN, Reuters, People Magazine, HuffPost and more.


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African American Conservationists You Should Know

Although Black History Month has come to a close, we want to continue celebrating the stories and accomplishments of African Americans all year round. In case you missed it, check out this extraordinary group of young African Americans leading the way in conservation across the U.S. Prepare to be inspired!



Stories like these would not be possible without support from our donors. If you are inspired, please give today. Your unrestricted donation offers the greatest flexibility for conservation and makes a big impact. Thank you.   



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