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From a 259-acre swamp purchase to 120,000 acres of the state’s finest natural areas, we’ve grown over the years. Discover how we’ve touched your world.
The Nature Conservancy in West Virginia is turning 50! Celebrate with us by participating in one or more special events, like a photography workshop or nature train ride.What will you do?
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Help us show, through your photographs, the irreplaceable value of West Virginia’s natural areas.
Because of you, 2012 was a banner year for conservation. See our successes in this slideshow
This popular Christmas tree struggles to hang on in the wild. Learn more
The Central Appalachian Mountains could protect nature in the face of climate change. Discover How
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This generation is beginning to appreciate the value of living forests. Read more
If human athletes went head-to-head with nature's athletes, who would get the gold?
In her new book, Cerulean Blues, Nature Conservancy member and Morgantown writer Katie Fallon explores the plight of a songbird closely aligned with the Central Appalachians—the cerulean warbler. Read more
The Central Appalachians boast one of the most biologically rich temperate broadleaf deciduous forests in the world. In fact, it’s second only to that of China’s. Learn more
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Recent Smoke Hole Canyon protection work is the latest chapter in an ongoing effort to protect the region’s unique attributes for future generations. Read more
Many birds that spend their summers in the Central Appalachians overwinter in Central and South America. Learn more
How can The Nature Conservancy help balance energy development and conservation? Learn more
Nature is resilient. Given the opportunity and a little help, it will fight its way back. Read more
The Conservancy is protecting nature in the face of energy development. Find out how
We've protected many of our state's most beloved public lands and waters. Read more
The Conservancy has helped to protect property traversed by the Cass Scenic Railroad. All Aboard!
Look out the window this time of year and you’re bound to see nature's migrations in progress. Learn more
“Climate change threatens all the conservation investments we’ve made to date.” – Rodney Bartgis. Learn more
The Conservancy protects the forests that keep our water healthy. Discover more
Hundreds of non-native insects and plants are wreaking havoc in our forests. See more