Conservation Lands Foundation Blog

01.12.17

News Release: Obama Designates Five New National Monuments; Conservationists, local leaders celebrate designations  

Durango, CO (January 12, 2017) – The Conservation Lands Foundation applauded today’s national monument designations and the announcement of efforts to make our parks and monuments more inclusive for all Americans. “President Obama is an exceptional conservationist.  His actions to safeguard America’s natural, cultural and historic sites have been heroic.  … read more

01.10.17

Celebrating Bears Ears National Monument

On Saturday, January 7, tribal leaders and members joined grassroots activists and local residents from the Four Corners region to celebrate the historic Bears Ears National Monument, designated on December 28. The event was held in Monument Valley, Utah, and was attended by members of the Friends Grassroots Network–including representatives from Friends … read more

01.10.17

CLF Job Announcement: Director of Government Affairs

Position Title: Director of Government Affairs Location: Washington, D.C. Position reports to:  Senior Director of Conservation Application close date: January 22, 2017 or until filled   GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Conservation Lands Foundation (CLF) is a national non-profit organization headquartered in Durango, Colorado with offices in San Francisco, Albuquerque, Bozeman, Las Cruces, Joshua … read more

12.28.16

Obama Protects Bears Ears and Gold Butte National Monuments!

On December 28th, President Barack Obama designated two new national monuments–Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, and Gold Butte National Monument in Nevada. Both national monuments will continue to be managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Conservation Lands–more than 36 million acres of public lands, … read more

12.28.16

NEWS RELEASE: New National Monuments Protect America’s Heritage, Honor Native American Cultures

Conservation Lands Foundation applauds significant additions to the National Conservation Lands Durango, CO (December 28, 2016) –The Conservation Lands Foundation welcomed President Barack Obama’s designations of two new national monuments – Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, and Gold Butte National Monument in Nevada. “In the future, Presidents’ conservation records … read more

12.21.16

Henderson, NV gives commendation to veterans, young people working at Sloan Canyon

The Mayor and City Council of Henderson, Nevada presented a special commendation to military veterans and young people who are part of the Conservation Lands Foundation’s “From Military Service to Green Service” program–a partnership that employs veterans and young people to restore habitat, improve access and protect cultural resources at Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area, … read more

12.9.16

CLF Statement on Interior Secretary Nominee Rep. Ryan Zinke

Durango, Colo. (December 14, 2016) – Today President-elect Donald Trump is expected to announce Representative Ryan Zinke as his pick to lead the Department of the Interior—the agency charged with managing America’s natural and cultural resources and overseeing several major land management agencies including the Bureau of Land Management and the National … read more

12.8.16

CLF Statement On Senator Harry Reid’s Historic Contributions To Conservation

Las Vegas, Nev. (December 8, 2016) – The Conservation Lands Foundation (CLF) hailed Senator Harry Reid’s historic contributions to wildlife and land conservation in America following the Senator’s farewell address to the chamber today. The group cited the Senator’s dedication and legislative acumen over his long career in public service, … read more

12.5.16

Edison International is CLF’s Corporate Partner of the Year

The staff and board members of the Conservation Lands Foundation (CLF) are pleased to announce Edison International as our 2016 Corporate Partner of the Year. Douglas Bauder, Vice President, Operational Services, Chief Procurement Officer, accepted the award at a special dinner November 16 in Palm Springs, California. The award, given for the first time this … read more

12.1.16

CLF Welcomes New California Program Director, Announces New Position

The Conservation Lands Foundation (CLF) is pleased to announce that Elyane Stefanick has joined our team as California Program Director. Elyane is a seasoned foundation expert, coming most recently from the Hewlett Foundation and Arabella Advisors.  She is committed to grassroots organizations and has already proven to be a valuable member of the … read more