Explore our new map of conserved lands, search for lands in your area, create reports and export data.
Here are some samples of what you can do:
The Conservation Almanac covers land area conservation activity across the United States. The project grew out of the many requests The Trust for Public Land has received for data to understand the "context" for land conservation and the growing conservation finance movement. Elected officials, journalists, foundations and others want to know things like:
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The Conservation Almanac is a work in progress with data updated on a quarterly basis. All states contain data from 1998 to 2005. Data for the following states have been updated through 2008:
California, Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Missouri, North Carolina, and Texas.
And, data for the following states have been updated through 2011: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Those states updated beyond 2005 also allow users to display data and conservation activity on the interactive map. Users can visualize where conservation investments are being made, how a state's conservation activity compares with other states, and where new policy developments are taking place. For the first time, users can view county-level conservation spending.
Finally, though most federal programs are covered in the Conservation Almanac, there are several smaller sources of federal funding for land conservation that are not included in this iteration of the Conservation Almanac for reasons that include:
For more information on the Conservation Almanac, see the FAQ section of this website.