Science in Washington

scientist holding up a handful of snow.
Ecologist Emily Howe Ecologist Emily Howe leads The Nature Conservancy’s snowpack research in Washington. © Erica Sloniker/TNC

Science. Collaboration. Action.

The Nature Conservancy’s Washington science team is bringing cutting-edge natural and social science to bear on critical conservation problems, to provide the research necessary to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. TNC's scientific capacity is infused with flexibility and vigor by University of Washington undergraduate and graduate students and post-graduate researchers

A Day in the Life (3:15) Scientists & Collaborators Shaping a Sustainable Tomorrow

Science Program

Science Collaborations Include:

The TNC-UW Partnership

A scientific partnership between The Nature Conservancy and the University of Washington brings an emerging generation of scientists, educators and conservation leaders to this crucial work to create a shared future where people and nature thrive.

Information for Scientific Research Partners

To facilitate collaboration on scientific research, The Nature Conservancy’s Washington Business Unit applies a standing indirect cost rate to agreements for this purpose.