Why We Love Nature
For Rochester artists and teachers Leila Nadir and Cary Peppermint giving to the Conservancy is about maintaining wild places. Read why they give to protect nature in New York.
As conservationists and design practitioners, Rick and Sue Penney have embraced LEED programs and teach sustainable practices. Read their story.
LEAF alum Victor Medina is reaching new heights - and he's bringing his father with him. See how Victor is spreading his love of nature across generations
She's using her outside voice for conservation in the Adirondacks. Watch a video and hear her story
Larry and Eva Paul left a lasting legacy of conservation on Long Island. Read about these dedicated volunteers.
Get to know New York state director, Bill Ulfelder, who's career has taken him everywhere from the Amazon to the Big Apple. See how Bill's fighting for nature in New York
Meet The Nature Conservancy's first urban conservation scientist, Lauren Alleman. Read more
Meet Emily Nobel Maxwell, our first ever Urban Conservation Program Director in New York City.
Mat Levine, The Nature Conservancy’s conservation lands manager in Central and Western New York, is a self-described ‘field guy’. Read how he shares this connection with his daughter, giving her a childhood rooted in nature
Meet Jessica Ottney Mahar, New York's Director of Government Relations, and learn how she's speaking on nature's behalf in our state.
Meet Kizzy Charles-Guzman, our Urban Conservation Policy Director in New York City. Read more
Chantal Collier, the our Long Island Sound Program Director, has big hopes and a clear vision for the future. Read about what motivates her
Whether it’s chasing butterflies tracking bog turtles, Conservation Ecologist Chris Zimmerman has the endangered species of Eastern New York covered. Learn more about this butterfly savior