Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Adopt an Acre® Program?

The Adopt an Acre® Program is a symbolic giving program that began in 1951 and helps protect some of North America's most beautiful and iconic natural places. Here are the list of current locations:

Adopt An Acre Locations

By donating to the Adopt an Acre® program, you will help the Conservancy protect and restore what remains of one of the world’s most extraordinary yet highly threatened forests.

With your symbolic gift of $25 per acre to the Adopt an Acre® programs, you will receive:

  • A detailed adoption kit with photos and background from the region you select.
  • A full-colored adoption certificate.
  • A year's worth of our award-winning Nature Conservancy magazine to keep you informed about the many places the Conservancy is working to protect.
  • Great Places E-Newsletter subscription filled with local and global conservation updates, enviro-tips you can use and stunning nature photography.

If this is a gift, please allow 4 to 6 weeks for the certificate package to arrive.

Contact information

Member Care Center
Monday–Friday 9am–5pm EST
(800) 628-6860