Conservation Fund

Conservation Fund

Address:1655 N Fort Myer Dr, Suite 1300
Arlington, VA 222092156

Phone:703-525-6300
Fax:703-525-4610
Web: www.conservationfund.org
Established: 1985. Description:Non-membership, non-advocacy, nonprofit organization. Solicits funds and awards grants to conservation projects across the U.S. Creates partnerships with other organizations to help protect and conserve open space, parkland, historic sites, wetlands, and wildlife. Projects include developing greenways networks, Civil War battlefield preservation, and leadership training for land conservation professionals. Maintains offices throughout the U.S. Members: Nonmembership organization.
Publications: Common Ground (quarterly). Occasional other reports on land conservation and sustainable development issues.

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The agreement calls for Home Depot to fund the planting of thousands of trees on nearly 130 acres across metro Atlanta to offset the carbon emissions as part of The Conservation Fund's Go Zero program.
McQueen, Mike and Edward McMahon Land Conservation Financing The Conservation Fund Washington D.C: Island Press, 2003.
Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund Rhinos and tigers are among the most charismatic and endangered species on earth.
INTERNATIONAL PAPER, Stamford, Connecticut, USA and The Conservation Fund, Arlington, Virginia have recognized Alan Hutchinson, executive director of the Forest Society of Maine, and Mike Town, a Washington state high school science teacher, for their unique appreciation of the environment and their outstanding efforts to protect natural resources through leadership in conservation and education.
THE WORLD Bank has launched an energy conservation fund for Bulgaria, that is expected to spend US$200 on taming the country's notoriously profligate electricity consumers over 15 years.
It said it will donate all of its 16,000 acres in the area to the Virginia-based Conservation Fund, after which the land will be protected from both mining and development.
"We have to help local people solve their own problems first," says Vance Martin, president of the U.S.-based WILD Foundation, which works with the Cheetah Conservation Fund and other African groups to protect wildlands and endangered animals.
"Kyoto gets to the heart of consumption issues, because it encourages the development of clean societies and recognizes that the developed world is in the best position to do something to reverse the effects of climate change," says Don Henry, executive director of the Australian Conservation Fund. "We need global action on climate change now." A resolution calling for Kyoto ratification was finally issued, but it's unlikely to have much effect on a recalcitrant U.S.--the most significant holdout.
will re-schedule a portion of the Philippines' debt, with the saved money to be put into a Tropical Forest Conservation Fund and administered jointly by representatives of both countries.
Disney Cruise Line has joined the Walt Disney World Resort in its efforts to study and protect marine life through the Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund, a global awards program.
The award, administered by The Conservation Fund, focuses on innovative, nonregulatory approaches to improving and maintaining water quality within a watershed.
"She has written lucidly and persuasively about wilderness, national monuments, energy policy, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, offroad vehicle traffic in national parks, and the future of our national forests," said Wilderness Society president William H.

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