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The largest intact coastal rainforest on Earth, spanning 100 million acres through Washington, British Columbia and Alaska
Give to the Emerald Edge
The Nature Conservancy is working to help conserve the Emerald Edge by investing in youth, supporting indigenous leaders, and building sustainable economies.
TNC and several regional partners are co-creating a new permanent funding mechanism, the Seacoast Trust, to fully support and expand Indigenous-led stewardship in Southeast Alaska.
In Clayoquot Sound, we support the Ahousaht, Tla-o-qui-aht and Hesquiaht First Nations in creating land use and care visions for their traditional territories.
Learn why The Nature Conservancy is developing conservation strategies rooted in economic development for the Emerald Edge.
A regional collective impact initiative in the mostly rural panhandle of Southeast Alaska helping to build trust, renew culture and protect nature in the Tongass National Forest.
Sealaska Native Corporation has set aside 165,000 acres of forest in Southeast Alaska for an Improved forest management project that will benefit people and nature.
Get updates about our work in the Emerald Edge and beyond.
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Places We Protect
2019 was an important year for conservation, restoration, science and policy around Washington state.
In Clayoquot Sound, we can protect 250,000 acres of old-growth forest while addressing climate change, habitat loss and social justice issues.
Nature has an outsized effect on so many aspects of life in Alaska. Read more in our 2018 Annual Report.