We work in communities to help nature and people. In Alaska, where people and the natural world are so inextricably linked, our approach helps create lasting results. In the Tongass, in Bristol Bay, in the Matanuska-Susitna Basin and elsewhere, the Conservancy is at work protecting the Alaska we know and love.
Check out these stories about how your support for the Conservancy helps ensure the health and survival of the natural world that sustains us all.
It's the season of giving back & giving thanks. Here's one supporter's inspiring story. What's yours?
Reflections on summers of salmon in Bristol Bay. Learn more
Discover how a harsh environment actually nurtures life, why we like to live in estuaries and where the bears are. Read about estuaries
Helping Haida people take a stand for culture — and wild salmon. Read about protecting fish habitat.
A tireless advocate for protecting the habitat that helps sustain subsistence tradition. Read about Sue Flensburg
A second-growth log cabin shows how one sawmill helps bring a forest in the Tongass back to health. Read about Tongass Cabin
A 50-year-old problem corrected, salmon are migrating with the tide once again. Learn about salmon migration at Klawock Lagoon
A name (and place) restored in Alaska's Aleutians.
Answers to questions about caribou in Alaska’s far north lie in the elegant confluence of two branches of the environmental sciences.
Restoring Rat Island is the most ambitious island habitat restoration project ever undertaken in the Northern Hemisphere.
Living near the bank of the Nushagak River, this family tends nets and a smokehouse each summer.
The Nature Conservancy helped bring together scientists, loggers, business owners and others to chart a sustainable future on the Tongass.
The Conservancy is bringing together people who care about wild salmon in the Matanuska-Susitna Basin.