From longleaf pine forest and beaches along the Gulf to the mountains and forests of north Alabama, Alabama's varied geography provides for a wide range of plant and animal diversity. Our state boasts 18 river systems and more species of freshwater fish, mussels, turtles, snails and crayfish than any other state.
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Meet our Marine and Freshwater Program Director, Judy Haner, who leads our post-oil-spill recovery and long-term restoration efforts in Mobile Bay and the larger Gulf region.
In Alabama, 80% of voters sent a resounding message to our state lawmakers that we support the natural treasures found in our state parks. The Alabama State Parks Amendment, Amendment 2, received almost 1.4 million votes, more than any other amendment on the ballot. What’s next?
The Nature Conservancy in Alabama is pleased to welcome Roger W. Mangham as our new State Director. Find out what led Roger to his role with Alabama—and why he’s passionate about protecting nature.
In Birmingham's Woodlawn neighborhood, teacher Tashina Lee and high school students work with The Nature Conservancy and partners to transform vacant lots into natural space and find empowerment in the process.
View our success stories from the past 25 years!
Alabama's Director of Marine and Freshwater Programs, Judy Haner, discusses opportunities for successful restoration projects in the Gulf of Mexico.
- February 07, 2017
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