Since 1959, The Nature Conservancy in Indiana has protected more than 80,000 acres of forests, wetlands, prairies, lakes and streams for current and future generations to enjoy.
We are lucky enough to be housed in the Efroymson Conservation Center, our LEED Platinum-certified headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. See what we’re doing to protect land and water in the Hoosier State!
Latest News & Features
Purple reigns on the prairie this time of year, thanks to the eye-catching New England aster!
Autumn is more than just raking leaves (thankfully). Check out these tips on how to prepare your garden for winter.
Invasive plants are bullies, both in your garden and in our natural areas. Learn how to identify (and avoid) commonly-used invasive species. We even provide native and/or non-invasive plant alternatives.
What--more invasives? Obviously we talk about invasive species a lot, and with good reason--they're a dangerous bunch. A lot of them seem pretty innocent, but don't be fooled. Check out 11 of some of the most troublesome offenders in the Great Lakes region.
Duke Energy employees and Corydon 4th graders helped us tag more than 1,000 wavy-rayed lampmussels, which were then re-introduced into the Blue River. Good for the mussels, good for the Blue River, good for you and me!
"I'm working hard to save the last great places because I think it may well be the most loving thing I can do for you."
Watch how students from Frankton Elementary School employ strategy and a competitive spirit to raise money for The Nature Conservancy's Adopt An Acre program.
- November 03, 2015
- Initiative for clean water, protected wildlife in fifth year
- October 27, 2015
- Section of Grand Calumet River Now Restored
- October 13, 2015
- New Indiana Partnership Will Help Save The Dolphins
- October 12, 2015
- The Grand Calumet River Celebration!
- September 30, 2015
- Muscles for Mussels
- September 21, 2015
- Unlikely Partnership Draws Attention to Gulf's Dead Zone
- July 06, 2015
- Phosphorus: Too Much of a Good Thing?
- July 21, 2015
- Foundations of East Chicago deserve thanks for making garden possible
- May 12, 2015
- Jackson Morrow Park getting woodsy
- May 09, 2015
- Ohio asks neighboring states to help fight Lake Erie's algae
- April 09, 2015
- Nachusa's first bison calf
- April 06, 2015
- Explore a great place for a nature walk
- March 15, 2015
- Drainage: A Shared Responsibility
- March 11, 2015
- The Benefits of Implementing Conservation in a Watershed
- February 23, 2015
- Conservancy urges reauthorizing invasive species panel
- January 13, 2015
- Removing 17 Elephants from the Wabash River
- December 01, 2014
- The Grand Calumet made grand again after decades of cleanup
- October 29, 2014
- Zoo Earns NISBC’s Sustainable Business of the Year Award
- October 16, 2014
- 'Report IN' Technology Helps in the Fight Against Invasive Species