young adults standing together in a line in front of trees
LEAF Interns The Conservancy’s LEAF and Healthy Trees, Healthy Cities program interns finishing a day of monitoring trees impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New York City. © Karine Aigner

How We Work

Youth Engagement

We recognize young people as vital ambassadors for the planet.

The Nature Conservancy aims to engage the next generation in conservation by supporting opportunities for young people to engage with nature in the classroom, in their communities, and in their careers.

Helping young people build relationships with nature is an important thing we can do to ensure a sustainable future. We’re working to ensure that students finds nature within their community & feels inspired to conserve it.

Director of Youth Engagement, The Nature Conservancy

Featured Reports

  • smiling youth in forest leaning over railing

    2017 Youth Impact Report

    Report (31.92 MB PDF)

    Discover how Youth Engagement at The Nature Conservancy has impacted students, families, educators, and the communities they call home.


Have questions?

Contact the Youth Engagement team via email.