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Review for Conservation Lands Foundation, Durango, CO, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Conservation Lands Foundation has assisted our nonprofit watershed restoration and conservation partnership through funding for a variety of activities including native prairie restoration, salmon surveys, and public education. They have also included us in a number of valuable networking events and interactions. The Foundation is currently considering additional funding for us to enhance the development of the Mattole Coho Recovery Strategy, a critical part of our efforts to save one of the King Range National Conservation Area's iconic salmon species from extinction. We greatly appreciate the Foundation's ongoing support for our work to protect the Mattole watershed and the King Range. The foundation places great value on innovative partnership approaches to conservation, which has proved successful over our organizations' 30 years experience.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The appreciation of innovative conservation partnerships. Their flexibility and focus on delivering funding to folk's doing on-the-ground conservation work. Also their focus on networking.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Professional, courteous, and fun.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Supply much needed increased funding to organizations like ours who are working hard to enhance our nation's most important natural environments.

Ways to make it better...

We just wish the Foundation was even better funded so that it could increase the size of its grants.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Mainly, it just needs more funding.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Client Served & I manage a conservation nonprofit supported by the CLF.