Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Nature Conservancy's mission and how does it work?

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.

How do we achieve this mission?

The Nature Conservancy is working to make a lasting difference around the world in 72 countries. TNC has a long history of protecting lands, rivers, lakes and oceans through projects on the ground. We also collaborate with partner organizations in the field and with governments and other influencers to inform policy decisions and direct public funding to further our mission. The list of countries in which we work reflects the diverse ways in which we impact conservation around the world.

That’s how The Nature Conservancy has done more than anyone else to advance conservation around the world since our founding in 1951.

October 25, 2013

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