Deserts are among the harshest habitats on Earth. And while it may seem to be hospitable to nothing, look a little closer: the desert is teeming with life. The hardiest and most adaptable of species are often found in desert habitats, but even they need protection from threats such as encroaching development and invasive species.
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Nachusa Grasslands is one of the Conservancy's greatest on-going success stories, and it serves as a living model for a variety of land management techniques.
In Kenya's northern rangelands, we are using our collaborative approach to support the development of conservation agreements with local communities and landowners - and to save grasslands.
The Conservancy’s conservation work in Argentina today concentrates on the country’s Patagonian grasslands — one of the world’s least protected and most threatened habitats.
Photo slideshow of deserts around the world.
Experience the beauty and wonder of California's deserts.
Sand, sheep and so much more!
Travel along with the Conservancy's Anne Zuparko on a bighorn sheep count in the desert.
Find out why this region in the Chihuahuan Desert is so special.