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:
- Aquatic Invasive Species
- Climate Change Adaptation
- Coastal Systems
- Native Fisheries
- Northern Forests
Great Lakes News
Climate change is expected to affect Minnesota's forests. The Nature Conservancy is working with partners to plant a more resilient forest.
This month we feature our Great Lakes Project Director Dennis McGrath. Read his bio to learn his conservation career and what keeps him going.
The Nature Conservancy is using a new online tool to help guide wetland protection and restoration of fish spawning habitat.
The coastal areas around the Great Lakes provide some of the most important habitat within the world's largest freshwater ecosystem. Learn how the Conservancy is working with partners to restore, maintain and protect these critical areas for people and nature.
How is The Nature Conservancy working to protect the world's largest freshwater system? By bringing together the best science with innovative conservation action.
The world's largest freshwater ecosystem provides food, water, habitat, natural resources and jobs to millions of people.