The Conservation Alliance Welcomes New Staff and Board Members

The Conservation Alliance has added three new staff members to its team and four members to its Board of Directors. The new additions are a signal of where the organization is headed with its advocacy program, communications capabilities, expansion into new industries, and broadening its approach to conservation.

Newsletter #2 – 2023

We kicked off February with a visit to California for a funder convening on nature-based climate solutions, mitigation, resilience and equity and then met with senior leaders from Patagonia, including founder Yvon Chouinard, CEO Ryan Gellert, and Board Chair, Hans Cole. We’d like to thank our hard-working out-going Board officers: Hans Cole, Patagonia, served as…

Newsletter #1 – 2023

The Conservation Alliance (TCA) is moving into 2023 with energy and renewed commitment to conserve wild places and outdoor spaces, leveraging our business membership in support of community-led conservation. We reflected on our progress to our justice, equity, diversity and inclusion commitments in 2022 and are using the learnings to shape our priorities for the…

Announcing New Executive Director and Leadership Update

BEND, Ore. (November 2, 2022) –  – The Conservation Alliance (TCA), the leading national business coalition working to conserve land and water, has selected Nicole Rom as the organization’s new Executive Director. In addition, TCA’s interim Executive Director, Shoren Brown, will elevate to Vice President of Public Affairs.

Introducing Our Newest Grantees

Our Winter 2021 grant cycle is complete! We have awarded a total of $938,000 to 21 grassroots organizations working to protect North America’s wild places.


Gareth Martins, Kate Ketschek Elected to Three-Year Terms Bend, Ore., June 16, 2011 – The Conservation Alliance membership elected Gareth Martins, Director of Marketing at Osprey Packs, and Kate Ketschek, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for NEMO Equipment to new three-year terms on the Alliance board of directors. Martins was re-elected after serving a…


  Responding to the demands of a growing membership, The Conservation Alliance has added a second full-time staff position. Krissy Moehl started in early November as the Alliance’s new Program Associate. She will focus her time on communications, marketing, and membership services. Moehl has worked in marketing positions in the outdoor industry for more than…

2021 Annual Report

2021 was another transformative year at The Conservation Alliance. We experienced record growth in our business membership and awarded $2.2 million in funding.

2021 Year in Review

In 2021, Conservation Alliance funding and advocacy helped 13 projects cross the finish line, resulting in permanent protection for 291,300 acres, 4 river miles, and one climbing area. Our grantees also removed one dam and created the first state park in Baja California, Mexico.

2019 Year In Review Video

In 2019 our grantees delivered 24 conservation victories resulting in the protection of 22,509,324 million acres of land, 468 river miles, and the acquisition of three climbing areas.

Welcoming our Winter 2023 Grantees

The Conservation Alliance (TCA) is excited to present the recipients of its Winter 2023 Grants. In this cycle, $650,000 in grants were dispersed to 17 organizations working to protect outdoor spaces and wild places throughout North America.