Register and Save More Land! - CLICK HERE
 Home   Save Land   Email  Travel Totals Resources Get Involved  About    June 5, 2:47 pm CT

About EcologyFund
  How it Works
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact Us
Privacy Policy

Children's Privacy Policy
Project Info
· Africa
· Bolivia
· Canada ($)
· Colombia
· Mexico ($)
· Patagonia
· Plant a Tree
· Project Wildcat ($)
· Rainforest ($)
· Reduce Pollution ($)
· Rescue Rivers
· Save Birds
· Scotland ($)
· United States ($)

* click the $'s above to donate to that project
Site Map
Troubleshooting Guide

Register for FREE and we'll donate at least 500 sq. feet of land in your name!
Already registered?


August 9, 2000


The Sierra Club, The Wilderness Society, The Cascades Conservation Partnership and come together to protect endangered forest

Boston - The Sierra Club, The Wilderness Society, The Cascades Conservation Partnership, and announced today a new campaign to save 75,000 acres of endangered habitat in the Cascade Mountain Range in Washington near Seattle. These lands include most of the old-growth forest that remains in private hands in the state of Washington, containing 800-year old trees currently threatened by logging efforts.

The Cascades Conservation Partnership is a coalition of environmental groups including the Sierra Club, The Wilderness Society, Northwest Ecosystem Alliance, the Seattle Audubon Society, Pacific Crest Biodiversity Project, the Alpine Lakes Protection Society, and the Washington Trails Association. Its goal is to raise $25 million in private donations over the next three years and persuade Congress to match the private donations with an additional $100 million from the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Visitors to will be able to take part in the effort by simply clicking on the Cascade Mountain Range project on the website. Each "click" will trigger a financial donation to the project form one of's corporate sponsors. Every visitor can save 299 square feet of wilderness land in North and South American everyday, including in the Cascade Mountain Range, simply with the click of a mouse.

The 75,000 acres of threatened Cascades land is critical to the survival of native wildlife whose populations will become isolated and decline without connected tracts of habitat. More than 1,000 species of Cascades wildlife depend on this land, including the gray wolf, grizzly bear, spotted owl and great gray owl.

"This effort will provide the vital missing link in a chain of wild lands and protected areas from southern British Columbia to Northern California," said Mitch Friedman, Executive Director of the Northwest Ecosystem Alliance.

" has always had a commitment to protecting land in the United States and Canada, and our work with The Cascades Conservation Partnership is the perfect example of that," added Tim Kunin, founder of "This project brings together leading environmental groups from all over the country and I feel confident that we will make great progress in protecting this critical habitat."

In addition to the wildlife habitat links that the project will be protecting, the Cascades land and old-growth forest is a popular recreation area for people from all over the world. The area includes 15,000 acres of old-growth forest, 15 lakes, 26 miles of rivers, 12 salmon-spawning streams, 45 miles of hiking trails, and 22,000 acres of road-less wilderness. Many of these trails are just one hour from Seattle, including sections of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail that winds 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada. is a grassroots movement that has harnessed the power of the Internet to save land in the world's most treasured natural habitats. is the first "click-to-donate" site that helps preserve land and protect endangered species in both North and South America.

Each visitor to can save 299 square feet of wilderness land all over the world, each day, with less than a minute spent on the site. Since the launch of the site in February of this year, has attracted more than 50,000 visitors who have donated funds to protect more than 74 million square feet of land in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Amazon Basin, and Patagonia. Other wilderness sites in the United States that have benefited from donations include the Stephen Mather Wilderness within North Cascades National Park, the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness of Colorado, and the Trinity Alps Wilderness in Northern California. sponsors supporting the Cascades project include Novica, CharityMall, ENN, and Other site sponsors include, Cool Savings and Working Assets. founder Tim Kunin is available for interviews: [email protected] or 781-461-6161.

Jessica Frost, Publicity Director
216 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
ph: 734-213.7777
fx: 734-913-5555
[email protected]

Home  |  Save Land  |  Email  |  Travel  |  Totals  |  Resources  |  Get Involved  |  About
Privacy Statement  |  Become a Sponsor  |  Site Map

©, LLC