Blue and purple sky over a frozen North Shore of Lake Superior.
Frozen Sunrise A frozen North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota. © Erik Fremstad/TNC Photo Contest 2016

Make a Difference in the Great Lakes

For more than 65 years, people like you have helped The Nature Conservancy protect the serene waters of the Great Lakes. We’re building on that legacy by bringing folks together from across the region to help solve tough conservation challenges, from climate change to keeping our water clean.

View looking across a wide, flat body of water with thick forests along its shores.
Summer in the Northwoods From sunny lakesides to deeply shaded old-growth forests, the hottest months of the year bring out some of the most amazing nature sights in Wisconsin. © Erika Furtado/TNC Photo Contest 2021

Visit a Great Lakes Chapter

The Great Lakes region consists of a variety of critical ecological systems. Each chapter works both individually and in tandem to protect and sustain these habitats for future generations.