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 who work every day to protect, restore and expand America’s National Conservation Lands. Thanks to you, … read more


Osprey Pack Giveaway to Celebrate our National Conservation Lands!

Fall is here! Whether you’re going back to school or out to explore our National Conservation Lands, we’re giving away Osprey Packs for your next adventure! There’s a lot to love about the National Conservation Lands – scenic beauty, vast open space, abundant wildlife, clean water and cultural sites that mark … read more


Sage-Grouse Habitat Restoration In California’s Bodie Hills

Thanks to Jeff Hunter from the Bodie Hill Conservation Partnership for this guest blog post. Keep up the great work in the Eastern Sierra!     In Eastern California, where the Sierra Nevada Range meets the Great Basin lies the Bodie Hills. Here, in ancient hills formed by fire and … read more


#GivingTuesday was great and we have the rest of the #MonthToMatch!

We truly felt the #GivingTuesday love on December 2nd! With the support of our generous donors, we raised 40% toward our $15,000 goal in just one day! Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Crowdrise Fundraiser on #GivingTuesday – the clock is ticking and we have 27 days to raise the … read more


#GivingTuesday: Your Chance to Help the National Conservation Lands

The clock is ticking and every dollar counts – we have until December 31st to raise $15,000 and we’re kicking off a month-long CrowdRise Fundraiser on December 2nd – #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday is such an awesome day because it’s the one day the entire world rallies to give back. After Black Friday … read more


Become a Sustainer and Receive an Osprey Pack!

Greetings! I am writing you today to ask you to become a Sustainer to the Conservation Lands Foundation. When you give $10/month or more for the next 12 months by September 20th you will receive an Osprey 24/seven day pack. Sustainers to the Conservation Lands Foundation have helped: Expand the … read more


Paddle On! The First Woman to Solo Paddle North America’s Longest River is Coming to the Friends’ Rendezvous.

Question: What do the Secretary of Interior, bluegrass jam musicians, and the first woman to solo-kayak the entire length of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers all have in common?  Answer: They have been invited to the 6th annual Friends Grassroots Network Rendezvous, coming up October 25-27 in Bend, Oregon. And … read more


News From the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Conservationists, local landowners and Bureau of Land Management officials are concerned that a plan to pump groundwater from southern Arizona’s San Pedro River basin to supply a soon-to-be-built 7,000-unit residential and commercial development will permanently harm the river and, more specifically, the many bird species that rely on the river … read more


Final Alaska Reserve Plan Applauded

The Conservation Lands Foundation praised the Administration for signing a final management plan for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska managed by the Bureau of Land Management. This action is a solid step towards putting conservation on equal ground with oil and gas drilling on public lands. Read our press release.


Five New National Monuments on the Way

President Obama is planning to designate the San Juan Islands and Rio Grande del Norte National Monuments on Monday. These new designations will become spectacular additions to our National Conservation Lands. Learn more.