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It's almost Earth Day!
Show the world you love nature by taking a #NatureSelfie!
October 2010. Hundreds of species of birds, including waterfowl and sandhill cranes, rely on Staten Island’s rich farmland, much of which is flooded for winter habitat after crops are harvested. Staten Island is managed by Conservation Farms and Ranches, an affiliate organization created by the Conservancy in December 2002. © Erika Nortemann/2010 The Nature Conservancy
As Featured in the New York Times
Precision Conservation: Farmers are flooding their fields at just the right spot to help migratory birds on their way in California.
Visit Our Preserves
We work across borders to protect the places you love so you can go outside and enjoy them!
Big Numbers in Kentucky
6,725 acres along the Ohio and Tradewater Rivers in Kentucky have been protected from development, more than doubling the size of the Big Rivers Wildlife Management Area and State Forest.
Kangaroo Lake is a large, shallow lake surrounded by marshes, lowland forests and rocky outcrops. © Mark Godfrey
One of the Smartest Investments We Can Make
For centuries, wetlands were considered worthless. It’s time to acknowledge the environmental and economic value of restoring these ecosystems.