Read the inspiring stories of people and organizations who are having an impact on conservation here in Missouri and around the world.
Conservancy members travel to explore conservation projects in the remarkably diverse country of Panama this February. Follow along
Josh Romeis was an adventurer as well as a passionate and practical scientist. Dana and Jim Romeis paid tribute to their son's life by making a gift to The Nature Conservancy in his honor.
Garland and Suzanne have been Conservancy members for more than 20 years! Meet the Marshalls
Susan served as the Missouri State Director for nine years, and in her own words was "an eternally positive mom, wife, friend, daughter, sister, conservationist, and non-profit director."
Todd Sampsell was hired as the Conservancy's Missouri State Director in January 2011. Read the press release
Carol-Ann Uetake-Shapiro describes what inspired her to join The Nature Conservancy. Meet Carol
By investing in Missouri's natural treasures through a legacy gift to The Nature Conservancy, Pat Jones and her late husband Edward “Ted” Jones, Jr. will leave an enduring legacy for future generations. Learn More
A trip to Belize by Missouri program trustees inspired a generous gift that is helping conserve the vast forests in the Maya Mountains region and Belize's spectacular coral reefs, coastal wetlands and mangrove forests. Learn More
The Nature Conservancy's Plant A Billion Trees program continues to inspire giving to restore Brazil’s Atlantic Forest. Read more about why commercial playground manufacturer PlayPower LT chose to invest in this important re-forestation work along South America’s Atlantic coast. Learn More
Howard and Joyce Wood's $2 million gift to the Conservancy launched an innovative fund that allows the Conservancy to work directly with private landowners to promote sustainable forest management, which is critical to the health of the Current River and other streams in the Missouri Ozarks. Learn more