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The Nature Conservancy in New York

New York Newsletters

See what we are working on around the state—and how your support is helping us make great strides for conservation around New York!

  • Campaign impact report

    Campaign Impact Report 2017

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    The world we depend on depends on you.

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  • As we strive to tackle climate change, forest protection makes a big difference.

    Winter 2017

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    As we strive to tackle climate change, forest protection makes a big difference.

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  • Science makes America great. Science is essential for our health,happiness, safety and prosperity.

    Fall 2017

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    Science makes America great. Science is essential for our health,happiness, safety and prosperity.

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  • Water: an element that connects all New Yorkers. From drinking our morning coffee to splashing in our beaches, lakes and rivers, it is essential to our way of life.

    Summer 2017

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    Water: an element that connects all New Yorkers. From drinking our morning coffee to splashing in our beaches, lakes and rivers, it is essential to our way of life.

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  • We’re restoring coastal forests, understanding how we can better manage coastal wetlands as sea levels rise, bringing back oyster reefs and promoting public investments in clean water.

    Spring 2017

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    We’re restoring coastal forests, understanding how we can better manage coastal wetlands as sea levels rise, bringing back oyster reefs and promoting public investments in clean water.

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  • At The Nature Conservancy we’re doing all we can to provide them—mitigating climate change to keep ocean temperatures from rising, cleaning Long Island’s waters and creating resilient communities.

    Winter 2016-2017

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    At The Nature Conservancy we’re doing all we can to provide them—mitigating climate change to keep ocean temperatures from rising, cleaning Long Island’s waters and creating resilient communities.

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  • The Nature Conservancy’s impact investment unit, NatureVest, is harnessing private capital to produce positive outcomes for people and nature while generating a financial return to investors.

    Summer 2016

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    The Nature Conservancy’s impact investment unit, NatureVest, is harnessing private capital to produce positive outcomes for people and nature while generating a financial return to investors.

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  • Working with all levels of government, The Nature Conservancy is taking steps to address pollution in Long Island Sound—advocating for a holistic water management plan for Long Island and leading the way for septic system upgrades—an effort you can read more about in the article at right.

    Spring 2016

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    Working with all levels of government, The Nature Conservancy is taking steps to address pollution in Long Island Sound—advocating for a holistic water management plan for Long Island and leading the way for septic system upgrades—an effort you can read more about in the article at right.

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  • As climate change presents new threats and government resources are limited, conservation work is more important than ever, and it is time for us to accelerate our efforts.

    Winter 2016

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    As climate change presents new threats and government resources are limited, conservation work is more important than ever, and it is time for us to accelerate our efforts.

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  • We’re launching our Working Woodlands Program to encourage landowners to conserve forests by rewarding them for the carbon their trees capture—conserving wildlife while addressing climate change. We also provided $500,000 in grants to bolster the tourism economy in the Adirondack Park.

    Fall 2015

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    We’re launching our Working Woodlands Program to encourage landowners to conserve forests by rewarding them for the carbon their trees capture—conserving wildlife while addressing climate change. We also provided $500,000 in grants to bolster the tourism economy in the Adirondack Park.

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  • While we believe it is important to conserve nature for its own sake, we know that there is much more to the conservation puzzle than just protecting special and important places.

    Summer 2015

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    While we believe it is important to conserve nature for its own sake, we know that there is much more to the conservation puzzle than just protecting special and important places.

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  • The Nature Conservancy works to bring land deals in the Adirondacks, water quality work on Long Island, and efforts to make New York City more resilient in the face of climate change.

    Spring 2015

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    The Nature Conservancy works to bring land deals in the Adirondacks, water quality work on Long Island, and efforts to make New York City more resilient in the face of climate change.

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  • Two years after Hurricane Sandy, New York State has taken a tremendous step with the passage of the Community Risk Reduction and Resiliency Act.

    Winter 2014

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    Two years after Hurricane Sandy, New York State has taken a tremendous step with the passage of the Community Risk Reduction and Resiliency Act.

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  • This summer marked a season of big accomplishments. In June, with Conservancy support and leadership, both houses of the state legislature passed groundbreaking legislation recognizing that science must inform decision making, state permitting, and resource decisions to address climate change.

    Fall 2014

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    This summer marked a season of big accomplishments. In June, with Conservancy support and leadership, both houses of the state legislature passed groundbreaking legislation recognizing that science must inform decision making, state permitting, and resource decisions to address climate change.

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  • A recent survey conducted by The Nature Conservancy revealed that many parents worry their kids are not spending enough time outdoors—and recognize this as a problem. The Conservancy is committed to connecting the next generation with the natural world.

    Summer 2014

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    A recent survey conducted by The Nature Conservancy revealed that many parents worry their kids are not spending enough time outdoors—and recognize this as a problem. The Conservancy is committed to connecting the next generation with the natural world.

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  • In the past year, the Conservancy transferred 25,000 acres to New York State for inclusion in the “forever wild” portion of Adirondack Park, and we helped conserve 500 acres on Long Island, as well as key properties in the Catskills and Finger Lakes.

    Spring 2014

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    In the past year, the Conservancy transferred 25,000 acres to New York State for inclusion in the “forever wild” portion of Adirondack Park, and we helped conserve 500 acres on Long Island, as well as key properties in the Catskills and Finger Lakes.

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  • The Conservancy is applying powerful lessons we learned from places like South Cape May, New Jersey, where restored dunes and wetlands helped protect the community from waves and flooding during the storm.

    Fall 2013

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    The Conservancy is applying powerful lessons we learned from places like South Cape May, New Jersey, where restored dunes and wetlands helped protect the community from waves and flooding during the storm.

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  • With the Water for Tomorrow program we are once again looking at how New York manages its water to ensure our rivers, streams and lakes remain healthy for people and nature.

    Summer 2013

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    With the Water for Tomorrow program we are once again looking at how New York manages its water to ensure our rivers, streams and lakes remain healthy for people and nature.

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  • Your support enables us to innovate further, by providing science, on-the-ground knowledge and conservation tools to build a better, smarter and more sustainable future in a climate changing world.

    Spring 2013

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    Your support enables us to innovate further, by providing science, on-the-ground knowledge and conservation tools to build a better, smarter and more sustainable future in a climate changing world.

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  • The Nature Conservancy, has played a recurring role as an incubator of innovation, establishing a pattern of scientific excellence, community partnership and creative resourcing ever since our first land protection act in 1954 at Mianus River Gorge in Westchester County.

    Winter 2012

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    The Nature Conservancy, has played a recurring role as an incubator of innovation, establishing a pattern of scientific excellence, community partnership and creative resourcing ever since our first land protection act in 1954 at Mianus River Gorge in Westchester County.

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  • Academic researchers frequently approach our chapter, wanting to connect with our local work to protect lands and waters. Their motivation for doing so is almost always the same: The Nature Conservancy turns science into action. This is the reason many of you, our supporters, invest in our work as well.

    Central & Western Fall 2017

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    Academic researchers frequently approach our chapter, wanting to connect with our local work to protect lands and waters. Their motivation for doing so is almost always the same: The Nature Conservancy turns science into action. This is the reason many of you, our supporters, invest in our work as w

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  • Our scientists are hard at work doing research and developing solutions to this and other pressing environmental challenges. For them, climate change and sea level rise are very real, based on what they observe every day in the field.

    Long Island - Fall 2017

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    Our scientists are hard at work doing research and developing solutions to this and other pressing environmental challenges. For them, climate change and sea level rise are very real, based on what they observe every day in the field.

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  • In Central and Western New York, we’re fortunate to have 20 percent of the world’s surface water—the Great Lakes—in our backyard. We have an obligation to protect and steward our fresh water, not only for environmental reasons but for the competitive advantage water provides us in a thirsty world.

    Central & Western Spring 2016

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    In Central and Western New York, we’re fortunate to have 20 percent of the world’s surface water—the Great Lakes—in our backyard. We have an obligation to protect and steward our fresh water, not only for environmental reasons but for the competitive advantage water provides us in a thirsty world.

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  • 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of The Nature Conservancy in Central & Western New York. In this newsletter, you’ll see that we’re doubling down to protect land and water and restore some of New York’s most important ecosystems.

    Central & Western Summer 2017

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    2017 marks the 60th anniversary of The Nature Conservancy in Central & Western New York. In this newsletter, you’ll see that we’re doubling down to protect land and water and restore some of New York’s most important ecosystems.

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  • Time to get out and enjoy nature. Hike through a Nature Conservancy preserve, walk on a beach, use a pair of binoculars to see birds returning from their winter habitats. Nature affords us these priceless experiences, and even more benefits.

    Long Island Spring 2017

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    Time to get out and enjoy nature. Hike through a Nature Conservancy preserve, walk on a beach, use a pair of binoculars to see birds returning from their winter habitats. Nature affords us these priceless experiences, and even more benefits.

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  • Meet several members of our team in this issue—from a staffer who is celebrating more than 25 years with TNC, to a member who left us his beloved home so that we can build a better future for nature and people. You are part of our team, too. So, fall in love with nature all over again.

    Central & Western Fall 2016

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    Meet several members of our team in this issue—from a staffer who is celebrating more than 25 years with TNC, to a member who left us his beloved home so that we can build a better future for nature and people. You are part of our team, too. So, fall in love with nature all over again.

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  • It’s no secret that threats to nature are intensifying, making it critical that we accelerate the pace of conservation more than ever in 2016. So in the spirit of the season, we’re looking back in thanks for the results you’ve made possible, while also looking forward to the hard work ahead.

    Central & Western Fall 2015

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    It’s no secret that threats to nature are intensifying, making it critical that we accelerate the pace of conservation more than ever in 2016. So in the spirit of the season, we’re looking back in thanks for the results you’ve made possible, while also looking forward to the hard work ahead.

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  • For 44 years, the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and its partner the Adirondack Land Trust have protected more than a half million acres of mountains, valleys, rivers, lakes, wetlands and farmlands.

    Adirondacks Annual Report 2015

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    For 44 years, the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and its partner the Adirondack Land Trust have protected more than a half million acres of mountains, valleys, rivers, lakes, wetlands and farmlands.

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  • Our science solves complicated conservation challenges. Our collaborative approach helps find common ground with communities, businesses, landowners and other partners. And our constant push to increase the pace and scale of conservation gets things done.

    Central & Western Spring 2015

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    Our science solves complicated conservation challenges. Our collaborative approach helps find common ground with communities, businesses, landowners and other partners. And our constant push to increase the pace and scale of conservation gets things done.

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  • Conserving the most important lands in the Adirondacks takes on new meaning as we incorporate resiliency science. Resilience refers to how natural systems persist over time. This region has been recognized as a global stronghold of biological diversity. But how well can it adapt to rapid change?

    Adirondacks Annual Report 2014

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    Conserving the most important lands in the Adirondacks takes on new meaning as we incorporate resiliency science. Resilience refers to how natural systems persist over time. This region has been recognized as a global stronghold of biological diversity. But how well can it adapt to rapid change?

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  • Adirondack woods and waterways depend on volunteers to help stop the spread of invasive species.The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) provides opportunities every summer for you towork on aquatic and terrestrial projects.

    Adirondacks Summer 2014

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    Adirondack woods and waterways depend on volunteers to help stop the spread of invasive species. The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) provides opportunities every summer for you to work on aquatic and terrestrial projects.

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  • This edition of our newsletter summarizes some major outcomes, as well as evolving strategies. We hope you are as pleased with the way the plot moves forward in the Adirondacks as we are grateful for your support.

    Adirondacks Summer 2013

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    This edition of our newsletter summarizes some major outcomes, as well as evolving strategies. We hope you are as pleased with the way the plot moves forward in the Adirondacks as we are grateful for your support.

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  • In addition to the protection of 12,000 acres bordering Heart of the Adirondacks lands through the Ernst family, the fiscal year saw many land transfers into the “forever wild” protection of the Adirondack Park Forest Preserve, and two transfers to state forest just outside of the park boundary.

    Adirondacks Annual Report 2013

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    In addition to the protection of 12,000 acres bordering Heart of the Adirondacks lands through the Ernst family, the fiscal year saw many land transfers into the “forever wild” protection of the Adirondack Park Forest Preserve, and two transfers to state forest just outside of the park boundary.

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  • In addition to the annual operating fund, we also have capital funds that are integral to our conservation efforts. The two types of funds go hand-in-hand to equip us with the resources necessary to produce tangible conservation results, and to keep the work rooted in science.

    Adirondacks Annual Report 2013 II

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    In addition to the annual operating fund, we also have capital funds that are integral to our conservation efforts. The two types of funds go hand-in-hand to equip us with the resources necessary to produce tangible conservation results, and to keep the work rooted in science.

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  • A watershed is composed of many parts—the rivers, creeks, lakes, waterfalls and wetlands we can easily see, but also its shores, uplands and groundwater. A watershed is also home to people and infrastructure—our roads, homes, grocery stores, farms and canals.

    Central & Western –

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    A watershed is composed of many parts—the rivers, creeks, lakes, waterfalls and wetlands we can easily see, but also its shores, uplands and groundwater. A watershed is also home to people and infrastructure—our roads, homes, grocery stores, farms and canals.

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  • Adirondacks Annual Report 2012

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    Our science explores interrelationships and challenges us to innovate, to anticipate and mitigate emerging threats, to seek new partners and strategies.

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  • Living, learning, and loving nature—that’s a powerful motivation for saving lands and waters. In this issue, The Nature Conservancy celebrates the many ways Central and Western New Yorkers can connect with nature and contribute to conservation.

    Central & Western -

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    Living, learning, and loving nature—that’s a powerful motivation for saving lands and waters. In this issue, The Nature Conservancy celebrates the many ways Central and Western New Yorkers can connect with nature and contribute to conservation.

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  • Another year is ending and once again we are amazed by what you’ve helped us achieve for people and nature in Central and Western New York.

    Central & Western -

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    Another year is ending and once again we are amazed by what you’ve helped us achieve for people and nature in Central and Western New York.

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  • It’s no secret that nature provides us with amazing goods and services. Wetlands filter our water and absorb storm surges. Forests remove CO2 and pump oxygen into the atmosphere. Every day, lands andwaters provide us with food and fiber.

    Central & Western -

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    It’s no secret that nature provides us with amazing goods and services. Wetlands filter our water and absorb storm surges. Forests remove CO2 and pump oxygen into the atmosphere. Every day, lands and waters provide us with food and fiber.

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  • The Nature Conservancy has acquired several new parcels of land in Central & Western New York. Land and water protection still remains a fundamental goal of the Conservancy, and we continue to pursue properties that leverage our dollars and provide conservation impact on the ground or in the water.

    Central & Western -

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    Across the globe, people have dammed most of the world’s rivers for hydropower, flood control, or shipping. We now realize the negative environmental impacts of these dams. Many agencies and dam managers are trying to incorporate environmental needs into flow releases.

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  • The Nature Conservancy has acquired several new parcels of land in Central & Western New York. Land and water protection still remains a fundamental goal of the Conservancy, and we continue to pursue properties that leverage our dollars and provide conservation impact on the ground or in the water.

    Central & Western -

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    The Nature Conservancy has acquired several new parcels of land in Central & Western New York. Land and water protection still remains a fundamental goal of the Conservancy, and we continue to pursue properties that leverage our dollars and provide conservation impact on the ground or in the water.

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  • At The Nature Conservancy, we work to identify and solve the world’s significant environmental challenges. In this newsletter, we share with you examples of actions we are taking to address climate change, one of the most critical issues of our day

    Eastern Spring 2015

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    At The Nature Conservancy, we work to identify and solve the world’s significant environmental challenges. In this newsletter, we share with you examples of actions we are taking to address climate change, one of the most critical issues of our day

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  • This year, The Nature Conservancy celebrates 60 years of protecting lands and waters in Eastern NewYork. That spirit of innovation and bold vision that propelled our first land protection deal at Mianus River Gorge continues to guide us today.

    Eastern Fall 2014

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    This year, The Nature Conservancy celebrates 60 years of protecting lands and waters in Eastern New York. That spirit of innovation and bold vision that propelled our first land protection deal at Mianus River Gorge continues to guide us today.

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  • Forty years after the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy’s founding, we have helped protectover 571,000 acres, which coincidentally, is just about equivalent in size to 40 Manhattan Islands.

    Adirondacks Annual Report 2011

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    Forty years after the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy’s founding, we have helped protect over 571,000 acres, which coincidentally, is just about equivalent in size to 40 Manhattan Islands.

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  • Freshwater is a fundamental resource. However, unprecedented pressures are putting this resource at risk. This strain is being felt by our lakes, rivers and others. That’s why we are working to safeguard these vital systems, bolstering their ability to support wildlife and provide for communities.

    Eastern Fall 2013

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    Freshwater is a fundamental resource. However, unprecedented pressures are putting this resource at risk. This strain is being felt by our lakes, rivers and others. That’s why we are working to safeguard these vital systems, bolstering their ability to support wildlife and provide for communities.

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  • We conserve not only the last great places, but also those places that provide the full range of nature’sbenefits including clean water, clean air, wildlife habitat and economic prosperity.

    Eastern Spring 2014

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    We conserve not only the last great places, but also those places that provide the full range of nature’s benefits including clean water, clean air, wildlife habitat and economic prosperity.

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  • Properly functioning floodplains help reduce flood flows, capture sediment and debris, and reduce the risk of extensive flood damage from high flows or ice jams to downstream communities. Floodplain forests also provide critical habitat for wildlife.

    Eastern Spring 2013

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    Properly functioning floodplains help reduce flood flows, capture sediment and debris, and reduce the risk of extensive flood damage from high flows or ice jams to downstream communities. Floodplain forests also provide critical habitat for wildlife.

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  • We always enjoy reporting good news – like the comeback of our birds of prey to Long Island’s skies. Forthe second consecutive year, nesting bald eagles are gracing the coastline at the Conservancy’s Mashomack Preserve and raising young there.

    Long Island Winter 2016

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    We always enjoy reporting good news – like the comeback of our birds of prey to Long Island’s skies. For the second consecutive year, nesting bald eagles are gracing the coastline at the Conservancy’s Mashomack Preserve and raising young there.

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  • Humans don’t always make choices in our best interests. Sometimes we need to automate good choice – like the Community Preservation Fund (CPF). When people buy homes, 2% of the purchase price goes into a fund to buy land. This spring the CPF passed the $1 billion mark, and that’s worth celebrating.

    Long Island Spring 2015

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    Humans don’t always make choices in our best interests. Sometimes we need to automate good choice – like the Community Preservation Fund (CPF). When people buy homes, 2% of the purchase price goes into a fund to buy land. This spring the CPF passed the $1 billion mark, and that’s worth celebrating.

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  • Today, the Conservancy still proudly protects land, but our reasons for doing so have expanded. For example, a recent national study found that open space protection reduced insured flood damagesover an 11-year period.

    Long Island Fall 2014

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    This past summer our bays were once again beset by algae blooms fueled by excess nutrients from wastewater and fertilizer – similar to Lake Erie’s problems except that the predominant harmful nutrient in our coastal systems is nitrogen.

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  • Today, the Conservancy still proudly protects land, but our reasons for doing so have expanded. For example, a recent national study found that open space protection reduced insured flood damagesover an 11-year period.

    Long Island Spring 2014

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    Today, the Conservancy still proudly protects land, but our reasons for doing so have expanded. For example, a recent national study found that open space protection reduced insured flood damages over an 11-year period.

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  • As the year draws to a close, we can reflect on Long Island’s environment with mixed emotions. There are victories to celebrate, but there are also ongoing challenges, one of which is Long Island’s water quality.

    Long Island Fall 2013

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    As the year draws to a close, we can reflect on Long Island’s environment with mixed emotions. There are victories to celebrate, but there are also ongoing challenges, one of which is Long Island’s water quality.

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  • It is with a sense of pride that we send you this newsletter to highlight some of our conservation achievements during the past year. Two key tenets – sound science and strong partnerships – continue to embody the work that we do just as they have for the past 61 years.

    Eastern Fall 2012

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    It is with a sense of pride that we send you this newsletter to highlight some of our conservation achievements during the past year. Two key tenets – sound science and strong partnerships – continue to embody the work that we do just as they have for the past 61 years.

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  • Summer is here, bringing longer, warmer days in which we enjoy nature’s bounty. But it also signals the start of hurricane season, even while the losses from Hurricane Sandy remain vivid reminders of the reality of rising sea levels and increased storm intensity.

    Long Island Spring 2013

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    Summer is here, bringing longer, warmer days in which we enjoy nature’s bounty. But it also signals the start of hurricane season, even while the losses from Hurricane Sandy remain vivid reminders of the reality of rising sea levels and increased storm intensity.

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  • TNC and others have determined that nitrogen pollution can have profound damaging impacts on the durability of salt marshes. Nitrogen pollution weakens and erodes saltmarsh along our shores, removing vital habitat for countless coastal species and reducing the ability of the marsh to buffer the mainland against wave action generated by large storms.

    Long Island Fall 2012

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    TNC and others have determined that nitrogen pollution can have profound damaging impacts on the durability of salt marshes. Nitrogen pollution weakens and erodes saltmarsh along our shores, removing vital habitat for countless coastal species and reducing the ability of the marsh to buffer the main

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  • Flooding events, like the “100 Year Flood”, will be more frequent because water levels are higher. As sea levels increase more rapidly and flooding happens more often and with greater intensity, how can we protect our coast and coastal communities?

    Long Island Fall 2011

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    Flooding events, like the “100 Year Flood”, will be more frequent because water levels are higher. As sea levels increase more rapidly and flooding happens more often and with greater intensity, how can we protect our coast and coastal communities?

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  • We have achieved tangible results throughout our 60 year history here in Eastern New York – from early land deals to the first dam removal in New York State for ecological reasons to Karner blue butterfly recovery and other groundbreaking conservation.

    Eastern Fall 2011

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    We have achieved tangible results throughout our 60 year history here in Eastern New York – from early land deals to the first dam removal in New York State for ecological reasons to Karner blue butterfly recovery and other groundbreaking conservation.

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  • From its start in New York 60 years ago, TNC has evolved to take on new challenges. As our role as a conservation leader advances, we know the future will require us to think broadly and do more. Despite the mounting challenges, some things will never change: our commitment to science.

    Eastern Spring 2011

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    From its start in New York 60 years ago, TNC has evolved to take on new challenges. As our role as a conservation leader advances, we know the future will require us to think broadly and do more. Despite the mounting challenges, some things will never change: our commitment to science.

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  • Since 1957, The Nature Conservancy has been working strategically and collaboratively to protect the lands and waters of Central and Western New York. Read about these projects featured on the following pages.

    Central & Western Fall 2011

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    Since 1957, The Nature Conservancy has been working strategically and collaboratively to protect the lands and waters of Central and Western New York. Read about these projects featured on the following pages.

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  • On Long Island, a changing climate means a rise of sea level, loss of wetlands and threats to water quality. We’re trying to get ahead of these threats by helping towns use our coastal resilience tool. This tool is intended to help decision-makers better protect people, property and natural resources.

    Long Island Spring 2011

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    On Long Island, a changing climate means a rise of sea level, loss of wetlands and threats to water quality. We’re trying to get ahead of these threats by helping towns use our coastal resilience tool. This tool is intended to help decision-makers better protect people, property and natural resource

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