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Phone: 415-912-3660
369 Pine Street
Suite 700

San Francisco
California 94104

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Target demographics: Those who care about conserving America's treasured natural, wild places.

Geographic areas served: National, with emphasis on Alaska, California coast, California Central Valley and Foothills, the Great Basin, and Mississippi River states (especially Missouri, Illinois, and Arkansas)

Programs: ALC works nationwide with a special emphasis in:
*California Central Valley & Foothills
*Great Basin (Nevada)
*Mississippi River corridor
*California Coast

ALC programs focus on protecting wildlife habitat, working farms and ranches, rivers and streams, habitat for wild salmon and endangered species, and on creating outdoor recreation areas that help children and adults experience nature and live healthier lifestyles.

The mission of the American Land Conservancy is to conserve land for the benefit of people and wildlife.
* More than 256,000 acres conserved nationwide, including:

* 200,000+ acres of coastal resources, critical wildlife habitat, agricultural lands, and public recreation areas in California and Nevada

* 9,000 acres of pristine old-growth forest, wild salmon streams, and Kodiak bear habitat in Alaska’s Kodiak Archipelago

* 25,000+ acres of wetlands, floodplains, native forests, islands, and habitat for endangered species along the Mississippi River

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I have followed the activities of ALC since its formation nearly two decades ago. Under the vision and direction of its founder and 15-year CEO, Harriet Burgess. It went where other land trusts were reluctant to go -- into high-risk projects of size, complexity and difficulty. For example, its ... more »
ALC is incredibly cost effective in their land conservation efforts. They work on truly worthwhile preservation projects, and are often willing to tackle projects that other land conservation groups find too difficult... more »
After my initial exposure to American Land Conservancy through the members of the Mississippi River Program, I was impressed enough with their work to become familiar and active with the organization. Their ability to work in an efficient and timely manner as well as their passion for conservation ... more »
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