The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota works to conserve the lands and waters on which life depends. Enjoy some of our favorite conservation stories!
Read the conservation updates from our latest newsletter to learn how we’re protecting forests in the Mississippi River headwaters.
We are so thankful for all who supported Minnesota’s Nature Now Campaign. With your support, we can continue to protect our grasslands and the many wild places in our state.
Learn how Conservancy supporters Darby and Geri Nelson are supporting our work in the St. Croix River basin, Mississippi River headwaters and Root River basin.
We’re working with landowners and other conservation organizations to protect the remaining 90,000 acres of native prairie and savanna in the state.
Protecting 187,000 acres of Minnesota’s northern forests is the largest conservation effort ever undertaken by the state.
For Robert Kennedy, it’s about protecting natural areas for future generations.
Innovative recycling project provides wildlife habitat, clean water.
High school and college students are working together this summer to help manage our preserves!
It’s possible in Minnesota to watch the love life of creatures as small as fireflies and as big as elk.
Schwanke estate gift will connect people with nature.
The family's efforts started with conservationist Wallace C. Dayton
Citizen scientist David Astin is helping us at Schaefer Prairie
Learn how a Conservancy couple raised a young conservationist
Find out how this ancient fish has come back
Minnesota prairie chickens have been relocated to Wisconsin to save its population
Explore some of the great nature places in or near the Twin Cities.
The Conservancy is working with partners to make Minnesota's forests healthier and more diverse
The Conservancy has helped conserve more than 650,000 acres in Minnesota
The Conservancy protected this landmark island near Duluth
The Conservancy played a leading role in Minnesota's largest-ever conservation project
Minnesota is blessed with an abundance of great places to see migratory birds
Got questions about how prescribed fire helps us accomplish resource-management objective? We’ve got answers.