You can be the one to help ensure that nature’s most vulnerable lands and waters are given the care, the love and the protection that they need.
When you Adopt an Acre®, your symbolic gift will help to protect natural places you love. With your help, we can ensure that amazing natural treasures get the urgent protection and restoration that is critical to their survival.
Help protect some of the world's most beautiful and diverse places when you Adopt an Acre® today.
Since the Adopt an Acre® program began in 1991, the Conservancy has protected over 600,000 acres of vital landscapes around the world. The environmental impact has been positive and far reaching, but there is still more work to be done.
If you walk in a straight line through the woods here, you’d reach a road roughly every 20 minutes. Development reduces and fragments habitat in the region more than anything else.
Nearly a century ago, a huge wave of logging leveled 95 percent of Appalachian red spruce, leaving these forests decimated. And they still need our help to be restored.
Today America’s prairies are disappearing even faster than Amazon rainforests. Development, fragmentation and sheer neglect have left habitats and wildlife at risk.
If these cypress swamps aren’t protected, this unique landscape could be changed forever. Louisiana is now losing 25 to 30 square miles of marsh each year.
The lakes, streams and wetlands of the Northern Sierra Nevada support the greatest diversity of bird life in the region. Yet, they largely lack state or federal protection.