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Working across the entire state, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 300,000 acres of key lands and waters for people and nature.

Along the way, the Conservancy has helped create or significantly expand 29 State Natural Areas, 12 State Wildlife Management Areas and 2 National Wildlife Refuges. Learn more about Places We Protect in Tennessee.

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►10 years ago, White-Nose Syndrome was introduced the U.S. and has since killed more than 5.7 million American bats. But now, for the first time, scientists have successfully treated bats infected with White-Nose Syndrome. Read the Story.

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Who speaks for the trees? Musicians do! Watch this Preview Video. Then check out all 27 musicians' videos via the If Trees Could Sing links on this page. Or visit


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