From Red Rock Canyon to Pyramid Lake, The Nature Conservancy and its partners have been protecting Nevada's Last Great Places since 1967. Still among The Conservancy’s smallest chapters, Nevada was its first to safeguard one million acres.
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The Nature Conservancy is leading the restoration of the lower Truckee River, and is currently working on a nine-year, eight-and-a-half-mile, $20 million restoration project to revitalize the river and its ecosystem. Learn More
The Nature Conservancy has been working on the Carson River since 2000 to protect its precious lands and water using land protection, restoration, sustainable ranching practices, and public access and education. Learn More
The Conservancy is working to protect habitat for the rare Amargosa toad and other animals along one of the world's longest underground rivers. Learn More
Independence Lake's beauty and rustic nature are matched only by the amazing biodiversity that it supports. Independence Lake also plays an important role in providing clean drinking water to western Nevada. Learn More