With our 60 years of experience, The Nature Conservancy is demonstrating how we can work with the power of nature to help reduce these impacts and keep human communities secure, even as our climate changes. We are directly addressing the challenge by enabling natural resources and wildlife to adapt, strengthening natural infrastructure to help humans adapt and reducing greenhouse gas emissions to slow climate change.
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. Read more
Our first-of-its-kind case study shows how nature-based infrastructure could help protect urban communities from the impacts of climate-related storms. Learn more.
President and CEO Mark Tercek talks about his recent appointment to the NYS 2100 Commission in New York and how nature can protect us from changing weather. Read more
See how we’re working to secure the future of lake trout and cold, deep lakes in the Adirondacks.
In Hurricane Sandy's aftermath, a positive lesson emerged about using natural defenses to protect ourselves from natural threats. Read more
Lead marine scientist Dr. Mike Beck on rebuilding safer in Sandy's aftermath. Read more