By saving a forest at the headwaters of Eighteenmile Creek, we're helping to protect the water that flows to one of our Great Lakes.
Our research team uses radio tagging to track the last known population of native lake herring, sometimes called "cisco," in Lake Ontario. Find out why this work is critical for the Great Lakes fisheries
Our team uses heat- and motion-sensitive cameras to track animals — and uses the information to help protect New York's wildlife. See how we track wildlife in New York.
Could songbirds be the key to understanding air pollution in New York? Explore our project tracking mercury levels in songbirds
Several introduced species have invaded our lakes in Central and Western New York. Fortunately rapid prevention, monitoring and response programs are in the works. Learn how our science is helping
The Conservancy is working across New York to update the state's culvert infrastructure to help make communities more resilient to severe storms and flooding. Learn about this important project
A new study shows that both lake shores and urban wilds are critical to migratory birds. Learn what this study tells us about conservation on Lake Ontario
A new plan for Lake Ontario will benefit hydropower, shipping, hunting and fishing, recreational boating, and shoreline property, while boosting ecological health. Explore Plan 2014
We're working to make sure the last two undeveloped Finger Lakes remain permanently protected. Learn why these shores are so important
A survey of the Great South Bay revealed more than 250 million juvenile clams, believed to be the offspring of Conservancy-stocked adult clams! See how the bay is making a comeback