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.
►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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Terry is a veteran conservation leader and ecologist. Read the press announcement about his appointment.
Check out this timeline highlighting our greatest saves of Tennessee treasures.
For the first time, bats have been successfully treated for White-Nose Syndrome.
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View photos of the beautiful spring wildflowers at the Taylor Hollow Preserve.
View dramatic photos and learn more about controlled and prescribed burns in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Working with partners, we removed an unnecessary old dam on Sevenmile Creek in Nashville. Watch the slide show.
View the short video about using heat-treated firewood to protect our Smoky Mountain forests.
Who speaks for the trees? Musicians do! Watch this Preview Video. Then check out all 30 musicians' videos via the If Trees Could Sing links on this page. Or visit nature.org/iftreescouldsing.
Hemlocks need our help. The Nature Conservancy and rock climbers are partnering to save them.