The Great Lakes Project is focused on the protection, restoration and maintenance of the region’s most critical natural systems while safeguarding the lakes from their most significant threats, such as aquatic invasive species.
The Nature Conservancy’s Great Lakes Project has identified six priority areas to build strategic success:
When working across eight states and two Canadian provinces, partnerships are imperative to move conservation forward in the Great Lakes.
The Conservancy depends on its valued supporters to achieve lasting conservation results. This month we say thank you to the Dole Family Foundation, who helps the Conservancy restore reefs in Lake Michigan.
This month we talked to our director of coastal conservation, Rachael Franks Taylor, on her vision for protecting the health of coastal systems in the Great Lakes.
How does investing in timber production and road-stream crossings help people and nature? Learn from Conservancy experts in this video.
Watch this video to learn how The Nature Conservancy is working with partners to restore, maintain and protect critical coastal areas for people and nature.
Find out how changing water levels impact economics, nature and infrastructure in the Great Lakes basin and how decision makers are using tools and data to promote more resilient communities.