Lahontan cutthroat trout at Independence Lake Preserve in the Northern Sierra Nevada.
Lahontan cutthroat trout Lahontan cutthroat trout at Independence Lake Preserve in the Northern Sierra Nevada. © Simon Williams/TNC

The Nature Conservancy in Nevada

Nevada Stories from the Field

Explore with our staff and scientists and get a firsthand look at what it takes to get conservation done on a day-to-day basis.

  • Kids make bird t-shirts to connect with nature in Nevada

    Art Connects Kids with Nature

    It’s not always easy to send a take away message home with families, but TNC's "Make your own bird t-shirt " event fits the bill. Read More

  • Flip flops gathered by mystery volunteer at McCarran Ranch Preserve on the Truckee River.

    Mystery Riverkeeper at McCarran Ranch

    A mystery riverkeeper at McCarran Ranch Preserve is cleaning up...and spreading hope! Read More

  • Monarch butterfly

    Monarch Butterflies in the Carson Valley

    Citizen scientists are discovering important insights about Nevada’s monarch butterflies with help from The Nature Conservancy’s restored River Fork Ranch in the Caron Valley. Read More

  • Independence Lake Preserve near Reno, NV

    Building a Legacy at Independence Lake

    From Lahontan cutthroat trout research and recovery to an innovative boating program designed to prevent aquatic invasive species, we're conserving this Sierra Nevada jewel for generations to come. Read More

  • Western pond turtle

    Western Pond Turtle Research

    If you’re a turtle, the latest smartphone or computer is likely the last thing on your mind. But if you’re a scientist trying to help turtles, technology is an invaluable tool. Read More