The Nature Conservancy has been protecting the natural character of the Gulf of Mexico for more than 40 years. Find out what we’ve accomplished, what we’re working on now, and what the future holds for conservation on the Gulf.
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Read our joint report with Oxfam America on the value of green infrastructure for Gulf coast businesses and communities.

Protecting America’s Great Swamp Forest >

The Nature Conservancy added 5,359 acres in the Atchafalaya River Basin to our preserve system on July 2, 2015!

Connecting Communities to the Coast >

The Conservancy is partnering with communities and other organizations to establish conservation corps crews across the Gulf of Mexico.

Restoring the Gulf - Watch a Video>

The Nature Conservancy is continuing its work conserving the lands and waters central to this region’s way of life. We are restoring shorelines, protecting the Gulf’s waters, ensuring that communities benefit from restoration, and seizing this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to restore this unique and amazing place.

#LoveOurGulf Slideshow >

The Nature Conservancy in the Gulf of Mexico would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who participated in our inaugural #LoveOurGulf Photo Contest! There were over 190 entries and unfortunately, there could only be three winners. See the winning photographs by watching this slideshow.

Charting Restoration >

As BP-related funds are planned for expenditure by local, state and federal agencies, it is imperative that plans backed by science, public input and research inform future decision making.

Restoration Is Just Good Business >

Business and community leaders in the Gulf are calling for environmental restoration to create jobs, strengthen communities and contribute to economic renewal. Hear what they have to say.

News and Press >

The Nature Conservancy in the Gulf of Mexico’s latest news and press archive.


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