Make a Difference in Texas
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has protected land and water in Texas since 1964. To date, we’ve conserved over one million acres of land and more than 200 miles of rivers and streams. With your support, we can continue working to safeguard the state’s natural landscapes, preserve freshwater supplies, protect our coastline and improve the resilience of Texas cities for future generations to enjoy.
Celebrating Our Million-Acre Milestone
The Nature Conservancy has hit a major milestone: the protection of 1 million acres in Texas! Learn more about the public and private places that comprise this acreage and how we're continuing to safeguard land in Texas.
The Making of a Million: Protecting Nature for Tomorrow’s Texas
See how The Nature Conservancy has worked to preserve 1 million acres of land across the Lone Star State, conserving the natural places, wildlife and resources we depend upon and love.
Protecting a Sky Island in Texas
The Davis Mountains in West Texas harbor a high-elevation ecosystem that is home to an abundance of plant and wildlife species. The Nature Conservancy has led a 40-year effort to protect tracts of land that will forever protect this unique habitat.
Natural Infrastructure: See What Nature's Developing
As Texas' population continues to grow, nature—and its many benefits—remains one of the best solutions to help meet the state’s mounting infrastructure needs.
See the Places We Protect in Your Community
With 37 nature preserves and conservation properties and more than 150 easements, we have to date protected 1 million acres in Texas.Explore