The Conservation Fund’s acquisition of 16,000 acres of redwood and Douglas fir surrounding Big River and Salmon Creek ensures that these forests will be protected permanently from fragmentation, development and conversion to non-forest uses. Across both forests, sustainable forest management practices have been implemented resulting in the improvement of water quality and habitat for coho salmon, steelhead trout and spotted owl.
Culbertson County, MT
Located in Roosevelt County, Montana, the Culbertson Waste Heat project is a GHG emission reduction project using waste heat from the exhaust of two natural gas compressor stations. In the absence of this project, the waste heat was dissipating into the atmosphere.
Ball Ground, GA
Located in Forsyth County, Georgia, the Eagle Point Landfill Project captures methane gas through a gas collection and control system that was installed in 2009.
A nearly 24,000-acre expanse of redwood and Douglas fir forests along the Garcia River, developed through creation of California’s first large nonprofit-owned working forest.
Coast Province, Kenya, Africa
The Kasigau Corridor REDD+ project protects over 500,000 acres of dryland forest in southeastern Kenya, securing the wildlife migration corridor between Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks. Prior to project implementation, the forested area was under intense threat from slash and burn agriculture, thus regional advancement of alternative livelihoods and sustainable community development have been instrumental in the project’s realization.
Bandundu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
The Mai Ndombe REDD+ project protects over 740,000 acres of humid tropical and swamp forest located in the central part of the Congo River basin in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The project and surrounding area have been designated as a high conservation priority within the Congo Basin, the world’s second-largest intact rainforest, and provide habitat for threatened and endemic species as well as important landscape-level connectivity.
Elk City, OK
Red Hills Wind Farm represents ACCIONA’s first renewable-energy project in the state of Oklahoma. Well known for its vast oil and natural gas reserves, Oklahoma will come to be recognized for its wind resources as well, currently ranking in the top 10 U.S. states for wind-energy potential. The surrounding community continues to build on its pioneering spirit through their support of Red Hills Wind Farm.