Learn More About our Work and the People Behind It
Get an insider's look at the Conservancy's work in Colorado. Whether you're interested in taking a virtual journey to places far away or the latest research findings from our science team, this page has something for everyone. Happy exploring!
A month-long work adventure introduced our 2016 LEAF interns to hands-on conservation.
The Nature Conservancy purchased this 34,420-acre in Southeast Colorado to protect its natural and agricultural value.
The Nature Conservancy is inspiring girls to pursue science careers and spreading the message with a new partnership with Telemundo.
Unmanned aerial vehicles are being used for a variety of conservation work in Colorado.
From the mountains to the prairies and from cities to ranches, 2015 was a great year for conservation in Colorado.
Artists draw inspiration from the unique landscape at Carpenter Ranch and give back to nature in return.
The Pikes Peak Fire Learning Network is tackling forest restoration using prescribed fire.
The Nature Conservancy’s Carpenter Ranch is participating in a pilot project in an effort to find better ways to share water resources in the thirsty West.
The Animas River Spill showed how much farms and cities – even those far away from hard rock mines -- depend on clean abundant water from the Colorado River system.
See how The Nature Conservancy is Restoring one of the last free-flowing rivers in Colorado.
We asked our scientists to tell us what invasive species in Colorado keep them up at night.
Meet Colorado State Director Carlos Fernandez, who got his start with the Conservancy's Patagonia Program.
Improving Colorado's agriculture irrigation systems to save a river.
Download our annual report to see photos and read stories about the work generous donors (like you!) made possible this year.
Once thought to be extinct, black-footed ferrets are being reintroduced at a southeastern Colorado ranch.
Colorado has approximately 50 native species of trees, but there are several that stand out as hallmarks of the state’s picturesque views.
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.
Colorado's Laramie Foothills Project Director talks about how far conservation has come in Phantom Canyon and what the future holds.
The protection of ranches in southeastern Colorado is creating a 100,000-acre network of intact grasslands.
A true Nature Conservancy family talks about the value of connecting their kids to nature.
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.
Black-footed ferrets return to Colorado's Walker Ranch along with a reminder that there's great hope in working together.
Learn about the top 5 must-see migrations in Colorado.
Colorado's State Director shares his thoughts on resilience in the face of floods, fire and other challenges.
Download our annual report to see photos and read stories about the work generous donors like you made possible this year.
Fighting climate change can seem daunting, but a new climate adaptation project near Gunnison is simple...and effective.
A bitter war over water rights in Colorado’s San Luis Valley rallies a community and helps safeguard nearly half a million acres in the Rocky Mountains. Read the story
The Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative is helping people help forests.
Make a resolution for nature in Colorado this year! Check out these ways you can “go green” in 2013.
A first-of-its-kind, whole basin look at the future of the Colorado River in the face of population growth and climate change. Read about the Colorado River study
As fires burned from Ft. Collins to Colorado Springs, our Laramie Foothills Project Director shares her thoughts on the Front Range fires.
Can the mighty Colorado reach the sea? Learn more about the state of this important river and how the Conservancy is working across 7 states and 2 countries to protect it.