Working across the entire state, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 300,000 acres of crucial habitats for people and nature.
Along the way, the Conservancy has helped create or significantly expand 29 State Natural Areas, 10 State Wildlife Management Areas and 2 National Wildlife Refuges. Learn more about Places We Protect in Tennessee.
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The forests of the Smoky Mountains are threatened! Learn the easy steps you can take to help.
The Nature Conservancy has acquired 4,000 acres connecting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Cherokee National Forest. Learn more!
Trees are essential to our health and well-being. But they are under attack. You can help!
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See the artificial cave prototype take shape!
View photos taken by acclaimed nature photographer Byron Jorjorian.
Fire can benefit habitats. View a slide show of a controlled burn at one of our nature preserves in Shady Valley.
Who speaks for the trees? Musicians do! Watch the preview video. Then check out all 18 musician videos via the link on our home page. Or visit nature.org/iftreescouldsing.
Hemlocks need our help. The Nature Conservancy and rock climbers are partnering to save them.
We've built an artificial cave to combat a deadly epidemic in bats. View the brief video to learn more.