Thanks to you, 2013 has been a year of unprecedented conservation success in Massachusetts, from the Berkshires to the Taunton River to Martha's Vineyard. Explore the stories on this page and see how your support has helped the future of nature.
We have been asking the people of Massachusetts, "What is the future of nature?" and your answers have been surprising and inspiring.
Your gift today will enable us to protect and restore additional wildlife habitat, and to conserve healthy waters.
Are you concerned about what's next for people and the planet? Come share your voice at The Nature Conservancy's annual Future of Nature speaker series in Boston.
2013 Annual Report
Massachusetts State Director Wayne Klockner reflects on a remarkable year of conservation in the Bay State, thanks to your support. See why Wayne is celebrating!
Your support has made a tangible difference for nature in 2013 throughout Massachusetts. See just a few things you've made possible.
By working alongside fishermen, we can protect our seas and our culture.
We’re tracking Massachusetts cod to help save a rich fishing tradition in the Gulf of Maine. See how you’re helping.
You’re helping to restore oysters to Martha’s Vineyard. With your support in 2014, oysters may once again thrive in the Bay State’s coastal waters. See the success!
Throughout the Commonwealth and beyond, your donations are helping to ensure lasting health for lands and waters. Without your support, these resilient successes wouldn’t happen.
With your support, a new study in Western Massachusetts looks at how species move among resilient forest habitats. See why we’re doing this.
It's the season of giving back & giving thanks. Here's one supporter's inspiring story. What's yours?
In this Q and A, The Nature Conservancy’s Steve Long explains how we can be better prepared for storms, floods and other consequences of a changing climate. Read the Q & A.
The future of nature for the Gulf of Maine is a big-picture approach toward conservation. See how your support helps!
See why Alice Richmond supports The Nature Conservancy's work to conserve and restore the Gulf of Maine as a whole system.
Your support is helping us restore the river from source to sea. See the whole story.
Marilyn and Jay Sarles like the Conservancy's big-picture approach for conserving the Connecticut River as a whole system. See why.
As we observe the 75th anniversary of the 1938 Hurricane, we're helping nature respond to a changing climate. See how your support helps!
See a video of our collaborative research with Gulf of Maine fishermen. Watch!
With help from you and our partners, we're helping the Mill River in Taunton flow a little freer! Explore!
On Massachusetts' newly wild-designated lands, a tornado’s destructive path will recover naturally. Check it out!
With your help, we can restore oysters to Massachusetts' coastal waters. Dive in!
A Young Writer Donates Proceeds from her Book to the Conservancy. Meet this inspiring young writer!
Meet experts from the Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts. Explore
See how your support is crafting hope for our sea-grass meadows. Discover the progress
Your support helps us partner with Cape Cod fishermen to restore the Gulf of Maine's traditional fisheries. See what we're doing!
With your support, we're drawing the future of climate change resilience. Take a look!
See a slideshow of how The Nature Conservancy started 50 years ago in Massachusetts and how, with your help, we've grown.
Conserving the Biodiversity of Massachusetts in a Changing World. See how BioMap2 helps conserve priorities
Artist Samuel Rowlett re-imagines the Connecticut River watershed. Meet Samuel and enjoy his art!
Massachusetts’ first Nature Conservancy preserve is in good hands with Wes Osborne. Celebrate this milestone with us.
Mass. Conservation News
Working with Vineyard landowners, we're reconnecting the island's native habitats one tract at a time. Check it out!
Want to help re-connect habitat on Martha's Vineyard? Check out our new VHN Species Fact Sheets!
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!
See how, with your help, we're restoring and protecting New England's longest river. Dive in!
Generations of urban campers have been discovering nature in the Berkshires since 1923. Now, your support renews hope for the next generation. See why
Brimming with energy and a passion for the environment, six New York City youths discover Massachusetts.
With your help, fishermen and scientists use new nets to help Gulf of Maine groundfish.
Conservation Trends in the U.S.’s Most Populated Region.
A Strategy for Viable and Sustainable Fisheries. See how collaborating with fishermen will help people and nature in the Gulf of Maine.
Massachusetts' rivers and forests are once again supporting the fish and wildlife that rely on those habitats. What's on Massachusetts' list of top comebacks?
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About half of Americans receive drinking water from lakes and rivers. See how conservation protects water sources.
See how volunteers are rebuilding these rare forests along the Connecticut River by planting American elms.
Learn how our staff are making a difference in Massachusetts and around the globe.
Check out some of our great features about our work and the people who make conservation a success in Massachusetts.