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Fort Ross Conservancy

Fort Ross Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) and California State Park cooperating association, connects people to the history and beauty of Fort Ross and Salt Point State Parks.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Fort Ross Conservancy, Incorporated, is to promote for the benefit of the public the interpretive and educational activities of the Russian River Sector of California State Parks at Fort Ross State Historic Park and Salt Point State Park.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Promoting public awareness and understanding of the natural and cultural history of Fort Ross State Historic Park and Salt Point State Park;

  2. Supplementing, enhancing and conserving educational and interpretive activities relating to the Park;

  3. Producing and making available to park visitors, friends, and interested people, by sale or free distribution, suitable interpretive, educational and supportive materials and services, including, but not limited to, books, maps, pamphlets, visuals and recordings, consistent with the stated purposes of this Conservancy;

  4. Supporting State Park Volunteers in Parks programs;

  5. Supporting the development and maintenance of interpretive facilities, trails and library;

  6. Preserving, conserving, enhancing, and restoring the biodiversity and the natural resources within the Park;

  7. Sponsoring, supporting and assisting scientific research and investigations relating to Fort Ross and Salt Point State Park, and the dissemination of this information to the public;

  8. Raising funds to accomplish the Conservancy’s mission and goals.