A Time for Inspired, Visionary Leadership
We are investing in creative new ways to conserve our lands and waters in Arizona. The urgency: every day we don't act is a day lost. With nature, what we lose, we lose forever.
We're leading through action, forging new alliances, and developing innovative tools to help communities achieve both a healthy environment and a healthy economy.
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.
Stories about the Verde River, forest conservation, our student photography contest and more!
For most of us, fire season in Arizona conjures up images of leaping flames and evacuations, but un-newsworthy fires are a sign that forest thinning has been a success.
Read about the forest-water connection, progress on a fragile river, and a tale of two fires!
Stories & insights about the Colorado River, how rocks can heal a river and great places in Arizona!
This professional mountain biker's love of nature and cycling combine when she rides in her home state wearing a Nature Conservancy jersey.
A Conservancy scientist talks about the agreement between the U.S. and Mexico that will allow for the release of water into the Colorado River Delta.
Southern Arizona Grassland benefits from an award-winning partnership.
A tale of two kids raised on a Conservancy preserve.
We're proud to partner with the Raise the River campaign to bring life back to the Colorado River Delta. Donate today and get your dollars matched!
For Bob and Linda Granzow it's about preserving the natural world they are passionate about.
Automation makes irrigation more efficient and leaves more water in the Verde River.
Download our annual report to see photos and read stories about the work generous donors like you made possible this year. Download
Cox 7 has produced three videos for their Arizona Highways series that feature The Nature Conservancy's work in our north-central forests and the Verde River.
Teens conquer fears of spiders, lizards, snakes and heights to remove invasive tamarisk in Arizona’s Verde Valley. Be inspired
Phoenix 1st graders raise funds for the Costa Rica Rainforest. Read their story
What kind of forest does a northern goshawk dream about? One full of healthy trees, mice, rabbits, birds and squirrels (oh my)! Learn more
Working the land and conserving important grassland habitat are not mutually exclusive activities. That’s good news—for ranchers and this elusive sparrow. Learn More
On Arizona’s Verde River, new automated ditch systems are saving water and bringing neighbors together. Read More
Watch a slideshow of our top runs in the state. Get started
See how a team of dedicated volunteers returned to the San Pedro River this year for a cross-border adventure. Learn More
Students from the big city head to Arizona's Verde River to soak up lessons in science...and life. Learn More
Across the West, the next generation is inspiring hope for the future of ranching. In southern Arizona, two young women continue the tradition of caring for their land. Learn More
The Nature Conservancy and Arizona Project WET team up to inspire kids one drop at a time. Kids wild about water
Find out what you can do to protect the land you love. Learn More
The Conservancy and ranchers team up on the largest grassland fire plan in Arizona. Learn More
Bats are coming to the rescue in Arizona's backyards. Learn More
Explore our interactive map and take a self-guided virtual tour of the rivers that connect us. Learn More
How we can restore forest health while jump-starting the local economy in Arizona's White Mountains. Learn More
Three New York City teens head to Arizona for an adventure in nature. Learn More
Download a nature treasure hunt and find ways to explore Arizona with your family. Learn More
Working to preserve native grassland and support a major southern Arizona employer. Learn More
Meet an Arizona scientist who lives where she works. Learn More
See where the Conservancy helps protect the largest remaining native forests and plant communities along the Lower Colorado River. Learn More
An Arizona rancher saves millions of gallons of water by switching to native grasses. Learn More