Learn more about the benefits of private conservation by reviewing studies on its state-level impact.
This Texas study shows that $1 invested in land conservation yields up to $9 in return on investment for the citizens of the state.
A study conducted in Vermont found that for every state dollar invested, land conservation returned $9 in natural goods and services.
Colorado residents receive $4 to $12 of public benefits provided for every dollar invested in land conservation.
A Virginia study found that every $1 invested in land conservation returns $4 in economic value in natural goods and services.
For every $1 invested in land conservation in Pennsylvania, land conservation returns $7 in natural goods and services.
Every $1 invested in land conservation in New Hampshire returns $11 in natural goods and services.
A study found that every $1 invested in land conservation in Massachusetts returned $4 in natural goods and services.
A Maine study conducted found that every $1 invested in land conservation through Land for Maine’s Future program, $11 was returned to the economy in natural goods and services.
A study conducted found that for every $1 of federal conservation easement investment in Colorado, $2.19 of economic activity is generated due to direct, indirect and induced spending in the state.
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With over 6,000 acres of land lost daily to development, time is running out. Step up and demand Congress act to protect private conservation. ⬇️ ⬇️6,000 acres of land are lost every day to developmentOur lands and wildlife need you to step up now to protect them from development. Tell your legislator: Stand up against threats ... See MoreSee Less
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A new study by UCLA conservation biologist Peter Kareiva highlights the role private land conservation plays in protecting plants and animals that are at risk for population decline and extinction. We agree. 👏👏 ... See MoreSee Less
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