The mission of the Conservation Lands Foundation is to protect, restore and expand the National Conservation Lands through education, advocacy and partnerships.

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  • 07.6.17

    Hands-on at Sand to Snow National Monument

    A team of young military veterans who are part of the California Conservation Corps recently completed a three-week restoration project in Sand to Snow National Monument in San Bernardino County, California. This 154,000-­acre National Monument—one []

  • 06.30.17

    The Women Behind Monuments – Part 3 In A Series: Henrietta Stern

    Name: Henrietta Stern City, State: Pacific Grove, CA  (Monterey County) Position: Volunteer President of the Board of Directors of Fort Ord Recreation Trails (FORT) Friends What monument were you involved with? Fort Ord National Monument []

  • 06.20.17

    Conservation Organizations Call for Protection of Western Arctic

    CONTACT: Sean Trambley Cell: 925-250-3174 Email: sean@fcpcommunications.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alaska (June 20, 2017)–Today, thirteen organizations sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke urging continued protection of the Western Arctic. The letter highlights []


CLF Opposes Recommendation To Strip Protections For Bears Ears National Monument:

DURANGO, Colo. (June 12, 2017)–Today, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended major rollback of conservation protections for Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah. In direct opposition to the overwhelming public support for the Monument, Secretary Zinke has proposed stripping protections for portions of the National Monument.

“With this recommendation, Secretary Zinke is showing complete disregard for the law, science, sovereign Native American Tribes, and the will of the American people,” said Brian Sybert, Executive Director of the Conservation Lands Foundation. “If this had been an honest review, Ryan Zinke would side with the millions of Americans who want to see the natural and cultural heritage of the Bears Ears region preserved by not proposing the elimination of protections under a questionable legal authority and unnecessary changes to the remaining protections.

Read the complete press release here…

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