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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  • 11.29.15

    Giving back on #GivingTuesday

    As we near the end of 2015, we thank you for the accomplishments you’ve made possible, and ask you to give your year-end gift so we can keep supporting our local partners around the West []

  • 11.10.15

    New Release-California Desert Plan a win for Renewable Energy and Conservation

    November 10, 2015 Contact: Sam Goldman, 415-743-0193; Danielle Murray, 302-367-8076  California Desert Plan a win for Renewable Energy and Conservation  BLM releases landscape level planning for roughly 1/5 of California, balances need for renewable development with []

  • 11.5.15

    Conservationists, Outfitters Applaud Mining Reform Legislation

    Senators Udall, Heinrich and Bennet and Representative Luján commended for their leadership in protecting watersheds and rural Western economies from mining disasters. Durango, Colo. (November 5, 2015) – Conservationists and local outfitters whose livelihoods depend []

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…

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