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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National Conservation Lands Site Chosen For Official Launch Event Durango, Colo. (Sept. 1, 2015)—The Conservation Lands Foundation applauded the launch today of the Every Kid in a Park initiative to encourage young people to […]
This guest youth blog is by Alexia Sanchez, a 9th grade student at Centauri High School in Southern Colorado’s Conejos County. Alexia enjoys playing soccer and reading when she is not busy writing blogs or […]
Victoria Thorpe is completing her Master’s in Environmental Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and is a certified wildland firefighter who has worked on projects as diverse as developing paddle trails in a […]
Press Release: CLF Statement on Feinstein’s Call to the President to Protect California Desert
August 22, 2015 – The Conservation Lands Foundation applauded U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) decision to ask President Obama to use his authority to designate the Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and Castle Mountains National Monuments. In response to the Senator’s request, CLF issued the following statement from Sam Goldman, California State Director:
“The California desert is a remarkable area with one of the most diverse landscapes in our state. This request continues Sen. Feinstein’s long-term commitment to protecting California’s desert heritage in a way that will both protect the natural wonders that draw visitors to the California desert while supporting outdoor recreation and tourism important to our economy.
These national monument proposals come in response to nearly a decade of work by local leaders on legislative efforts to protect the California desert. There is strong support from elected officials, business owners, veterans, local faith leaders, anglers, historians, conservationists and others to permanently protect these special places, regardless of whether that protection is bestowed by Congress or the President…