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.
Latest News & Features
The Nature Conservancy launches science-driven conservation efforts to help people and nature in Alabama's largest city.
Our latest magazine insert highlights Ruth McClellan Abronski and the Splinter Hill Bog Preserve, renamed in her honor by her husband, Lewis "Dick" Burdick Abronski. You can also read about our work in prescribed fire and learn about the Gulf Creek Canyon Preserve.
Business and community leaders have witnessed how environmental restoration has contributed to local community and economnic growth around the Gulf.
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.
See how oyster restoration projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act have protected Alabama's shorelines and created jobs.