Since taking office, President Obama has taken unprecedented steps to invest in America’s natural resources and protect our planet for future generations.  In addition to permanently protecting more land and water than any President in history, President Obama has prioritized working with business leaders because environmental protection and economic growth go hand in hand.

Today, at a White House roundtable on environmental conservation and restoration, private sector leaders will announce more than $2 billion in new private sector and nonfederal investments to protect land, water and wildlife for future generations. These investments highlight the ability to leverage the Administration’s work to encourage private investment in the health and restoration of our natural resources and the significant opportunities for the private sector to invest in conservation across the country.

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