Arizona’s ponderosa pine forests are overgrown and prone to catastrophic fires that put our communities and water supplies at risk. The Nature Conservancy is working with communities, businesses, agencies and people like you to restore forest health and improve an important service of a healthy forest: clean, abundant water.
What's New in Arizona
Arizona’s overgrown forests are prone to damaging high-intensity fire. Learn how the Conservancy is working to restore the health of our forests.
Pat Graham, the director of The Nature Conservancy in Arizona, was appointed to Governor-Elect Doug Ducey's transition committee on water, energy and the environment.
Automation makes irrigation more efficient and leaves more water in the Verde River.
Conservancy scientists documented the return of water to the parched Colorado River Delta.
Some invasive species are especially sneaky, disguising themselves as beautiful flowers or charismatic creatures. Don't be fooled—here's your guide to some of the worst offenders.
View spectacular photos by the finalists and winners in Arizona's high school nature photography contest.
CBS5News: The Conservancy’s Pat Graham says the need for thinning is urgent, and we need to involve private businesses in the job.
Discover great hikes in Arizona by watching these videos in the Arizona Highways series produced by Cox 7 and featuring Conservancy projects.
See how our work to thin Arizona's forests helped save a community during the Wallow Fire of 2011.
- October 28, 2014
- Important San Pedro River Properties Protected
- October 27, 2014
- New Research Links Forest Thinning to Water Gains
- August 29, 2014
- ‘Recycle for Nature’ to Benefit Water Conservation Efforts in Arizona’s Verde River