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2014 Annual Report
For Connecticut State Director, our work is “conservation next.” But there are new challenges that require more from us. With your continued support, we are meeting those challenges.
Thank you for making the journey forward with us. Here's a glimpse of what YOU helped accomplish in 2014.
See what YOU made possible in 2014! Download the 2014 Annual Report.
Across the nation, communities face difficult decisions preparing for and recovering from natural disasters. How do we balance safety and cost efficiency with respect for people, property and nature?
The Long Island Sound Ecological Assessment is an ambitious ocean-mapping report. See how we're pioneering new methods in ocean protection.
In a once-in-50-years re-licensing process for Connecticut River hydro-power projects, Conservancy scientists are helping to find ways to manage the river that benefits ecosystems and communities. Jump in!
Thanks to you, we’re building natural defenses against coastal flooding. See how awareness is building for a resilient coast.
Your support is making a difference in Connecticut’s largest city! Dive in!
Your support is improving two landmark preserves in Connecticut: See how Mark Mainieri and volunteers are sprucing up Katharine Ordway and Devil's Den preserves in Weston.
New research points to nitrogen pollution as a threat to seagrass in southern New England's bays and Long Island Sound. See what the science says.
In this Q & A, the Conservancy’s Chantal Collier shares her hopes and vision for Long Island Sound’s next 20 years. See how you can help.
With your help, we’re making an impact conserving this vital estuary for people and nature. See the whole story!
Your support is helping us restore the river from source to sea. See the whole story.
Allen and Missy Rosenshine show how your support ensures clean water, connected habitats and secure communities along New England's longest river.
Find out what you helped accomplish for nature in Connecticut!
Michael Donnelly of Murtha Cullina LLP likes the Conservancy's approach of restoring the Connecticut River as a whole system.
Supporting the Conservancy’s work in Brazil, Mexico, Belize and Connecticut.
As we mark anniversaries of Hurricane Sandy and the Great New England Hurricane of 1938, how will communities prepare for the next big storm. Read Conservancy scientist Dr. Adam Whelchel's blog.
See how, with your support, we're restoring rivers throughout New England, including Connecticut's Mattabesset River. Follow the flow!
Your support helps us craft hope for our sea-grass meadows. See what we're learning.
With help from Aquarion Water Company, we're creating new routes for an ancient migration. Dive in!
Ever wonder what a day in the life of a land steward is like? See how David Gumbart watches over the Conservancy’s 63 preserves in Connecticut.
New Research sponsored by The Nature Conservancy could help reverse decades-long eelgrass decline. Dive in!
The Conservancy's collaboration with the Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge works at the watershed scale. Explore!
Conservation Trends in the U.S.’s Most Populated Region. See the progress and check out the slideshow.
Three new solutions boost nature and local food production.
See what they are.
The Coastal Resilience Tool helps you visualize sea-level rise and storm surge, understand their implications and make decisions to protect people and nature on Long Island Sound. See How the Tool Works
Volunteers help plant the stately trees along the Connecticut River, restoring floodplain forests in the process. See how they're rebuilding these rare forests
Chef Bun Lai of Miya's Sushi in New Haven has a sustainable and delicious fix for invasive species. Have a Taste
Beginning in the 1960s, Conservancy donors and partners led the way to protect a remarkable remnant coastal forest — the foundation of the Devil’s Den Preserve. See Why We're Celebrating
The Nature Conservancy and Aquarion Water Company are using innovative solutions to help eels reach the sea. Explore the Project
Seeing migration in action teaches us the importance of protecting species not only in our own backyards, but all along their long journeys. Praxair Foundation