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A least tern with a chick on the beach.
Least tern shelters chick Adult least terns have a unique defense mechanism. When they feel threatened, they will dive bomb & often defecate on intruders. © Shutterstock: Harry Collins

Make a Difference in New Jersey

The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends, and for more than 60 years, we’ve been working in New Jersey to do just that.