Devil's Eyebrow Preserve: Benton County, Arkansas Partners: The Nature Conservancy and Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission The Devil's Eyebrow Preserve on Beaver Lake, Arkansas, is a 1,950-acre lakefront parcel that harbors a rich diversity of wildlife and plants native to the Ozark region. In addition to 12 different varieties of hardwood trees, it contains several live springs, underground caves and aquifers.
Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Partners: Trust for Public Land The new Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge in
is part of Acres for America's urban component. The 390-acre acquisition will protect and restore priority wildlife habitat for sandhill cranes and other wildlife. Just five miles south of
, the property along the Rio Grande will form the basis for the new Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge.
Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary: Platte River, Nebraska
Partners: National Audubon Society In
, a 577-acre addition to an existing wildlife refuge will support the largest population of sandhill cranes (more than 100,000) and other birds in the Central Platte River Valley during spring migration.
Brule–St. Croix Legacy Forest: Northwestern Wisconsin
Partners: The Conservation Fund and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources A new Acres project in northwestern
will protect 1,477 acres of globally significant pine barrens. The parcel is the capstone of the largest conservation project in
White Mountains to Moosehead Lake Initiative: New Hampshire and Western Maine
Partners: The Trust for Public Land A combination of three transactions in
will permanently protect 49,227 acres of critical forest, lakes, streams and wetlands habitat.
Headwaters of the John Day: Central Oregon
Partners: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation In
, 13,073 acres of timberland adjacent to the Malheur National Forest will preserve over 35 miles of critical habitat for Chinook salmon and other species and help maintain an important wildlife corridor.
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