Forests, quite simply, help sustain all life on Earth.
Forests and their abundance of life give us fuel, food, fiber, and fresh water. They even help to moderate our global climate. They are essential to the health and quality of life of people and nature everywhere.
We work with corporations, governments, landowners and communities to protect, restore and manage the world’s forests.
In North America, we're working to collaboratively accelerate the pace and scale of forest restoration.
Nearly half of the planet’s original forest cover is gone. And much of what remains is in trouble.
Take a look at fire's restorative capabilities in this slideshow featuring before and after images from controlled burns.
By logging small-diameter trees, Hayfork, CA, is bringing their town back to life.
See a prescribed burn in Rancho Los Fresnos in action!
View our new documentary and find out how you can help trees in North America.
Take a humorous look at this invasive beetle in our award-winning video.
The Nature Conservancy supports the use of controlled burning to manage landscapes that have adapted over millennia to periodic fire.