young girl taking photo of plants
Youth environmentalist A girl takes a photograph of a species of plant to upload to iNaturalist. © Devan King/TNC

How We Work

Youth Engagement

We recognize young people as vital ambassadors for the planet.

The Nature Conservancy aims to inspire 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 the next generation build relationships with nature is critical to ensure a more sustainable future. At TNC, we work to engage & inspire diverse young people equitably with the science, solutions & wonder of nature.

Director of Youth Engagement, The Nature Conservancy

Not only are we committed to combating the Earth's most urgent issues, we're committed to educating everyone about the science behind how nature works.

TNC and its 400 scientists want to help young people learn the priorities and goals we focus on and the work that goes into achieving them. We need the passion and energy of committed people around the world to help us Tackle Climate Change, Protect Land and Water, Provide Food and Water Sustainability and Build Healthy Cities. Start exploring and understanding nature around the globe today!

Craving more nature and science? Visit our YouTube and Vimeo channels.

Have questions?

Contact the Youth Engagement team via email.