The Nature Conservancy has been protecting the natural character of the Gulf of Mexico for more than 40 years. Find out what we’ve accomplished, what we’re working on now, and what the future holds for conservation on the Gulf.
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Read our joint report with Oxfam America on the value of green infrastructure for Gulf coast businesses and communities.
Gulf of Mexico Program receives $244,000 grant to support community resilience.
Next to the New Orleans International Airport and alongside Interstate 10 west of the city is a stand of dead and dying bald cypress trees. This once beautiful place, a part of the LaBranche wetlands, is suffering from altered hydrology, land subsidence, and salt-water intrusion that have weakened the trees and made them vulnerable to pests, disease, and storms.
The Nature Conservancy is working with public and private partners to restore a jewel in the Mississippi Delta.
A restored oyster reef in Texas is helping both the environment and economy.
The Gulf of Mexico is one of the most important—yet vastly unprotected—migration corridors on earth.
The Nature Conservancy is excited about a new partnership with The Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation and St. Paul’s Episcopal School to create additional Osprey nesting habitat along Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans.
The Nature Conservancy is working with a range of partners to restore America’s Great Swamp Forest as part of its Atchafalaya River Basin Initiative.
The Conservancy is partnering with communities and other organizations to establish conservation corps crews across the Gulf of Mexico.
Stay current on the Conservancy's work across the Gulf of Mexico through updates from our staff.
The Nature Conservancy is continuing its work conserving the lands and waters central to this region’s way of life. We are restoring shorelines, protecting the Gulf’s waters, ensuring that communities benefit from restoration, and seizing this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to restore this unique and amazing place.
As BP-related funds are planned for expenditure by local, state and federal agencies, it is imperative that plans backed by science, public input and research inform future decision making.
Business and community leaders in the Gulf are calling for environmental restoration to create jobs, strengthen communities and contribute to economic renewal. Hear what they have to say.
The Nature Conservancy in the Gulf of Mexico’s latest news and press archive.
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