Who We Are
We are nonconfrontational and nonpartisan. Science guides our work, identifying Earth's most important lands and waters. Employing the latest technology and decades of conservation experience, we work with communities, government agencies, businesses and private property owners to protect and restore key habitats.
We help local communities - in places like Grand Isle, Monroe and Lake Charles - to conserve their natural resources. Our people-oriented, collaborative approach provides practical solutions to complex problems.
LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR WORK IN LOUISIANA
At nearly 1 million acres, the Atchafalaya River Basin is North America's largest river swamp. It receives 30% of the Mississippi River's daily flow and is home to an astounding number of fish, shellfish, bird and wildlife species. Learn more
The Louisiana Chapter has developed the Louisiana Freshwater Assessment, a free online tool to quickly and easily use the best science to make decisions about freshwater. Learn more.
Dr. Bryan Piazza, Director of Freshwater and Marine Science, recently published his first book. Learn More
Learn how the "Whole Systems" approach guides The Nature Conservancy's work in Louisiana and how that influences our three focus areas. Learn more
The Nature Conservancy has divided Louisiana into natural ecoregions in order to create effective and appropriate conservation plans. Learn more