The winding waters of Florida’s Everglades and the dramatic vistas of California’s Big Sur Coast; the working forests and hiking trails that stretch across New England’s mountainsides; the incomparable wildlife habitat lying in the shadow of Alaska’s Mt. McKinley and at the heart of the Yellowstone ecosystem; the resonant history of the Lexington-Concord battle road in Massachusetts, of Martin Luther King’s birthplace in Atlanta, of ancient Indian art and sacred sites throughout the scenic Columbia River Gorge on the Oregon/Washington border; the wetlands and barrier islands all along the southern Atlantic seaboard and the Gulf Coast that provide a home for endangered species while protecting low-lying cities and towns from potentially devastating storms...

We rely on these and countless other landscapes across the country in myriad ways. They open our eyes to the natural world around us, and offer a diversity of outdoor recreation, and give us much-needed respite from the pressures of daily life. They provide our communities with clean water, jobs, economic opportunity, and crucial defenses against floods and other natural disasters. They preserve the best of our past and hold the keys to our best future. And yet many of these vital places remain vulnerable to site-specific development and other land uses, and to broader public policy decisions, that will determine whether America’s mosaic of irreplaceable resource lands will still be here for the generations to come.

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Now more than ever before, our nation’s natural and cultural legacy is at a crossroads. Never has the need to balance competing demands – for open space and natural systems, for clean air and water, for forest products, for oil, gas, coal, and other minerals, for housing and other development – been more acute or more daunting. At the same time, new urgencies – to respond to global climate change, to move towards energy independence and green energy sources, to invest in effective and resource-sensitive transportation, flood-control, and other infrastructure – have added new layers of complexity to these already-formidable challenges.

Conservation Pathways, LLC offers strategic consulting and government relations solutions to nonprofit organizations and others seeking to address these and other resource issues. From the protection of particular natural and cultural properties to far more sweeping Congressional and Administration decisions that affect lands and waters across America, Conservation Pathways works as a catalyst to secure the resources we can’t afford to lose.

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Conservation Pathways was established in 2009 by Alan Front, whose experience over 25 years in the conservation community includes the design and completion of hundreds of conservation projects (several of which are pictured here); the creation and expansion of dozens of new national park, forest, and wildlife refuge areas; successful advocacy for nearly $2 billion in land acquisition funding from a spectrum of public sources; and deep participation in diverse legislative and Administration initiatives furthering the federal commitment to conservation in natural resource, agricultural, energy, coastal, transportation, and other policies. In this time of unique, concurrent challenges and opportunities, Conservation Pathways is working with partners and clients to protect the best of the American landscape.

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Alan Front
Conservation Pathways, LLC
P.O. Box 625 San Anselmo, CA 94979
415-419-5195 (office/fax)
202-256-2157 (cell)
alanfront@conservationpathways.net






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