Lands, Waters and Vast Landscapes
We work in communities to help nature and people. In Alaska, where people and the natural world are so inextricably linked, our approach helps create lasting results. In the Tongass, in Bristol Bay, in the Matanuska-Susitna Basin and elsewhere, the Conservancy is at work protecting the Alaska we know and love.
Check out these stories about how your support for the Conservancy helps ensure the health and survival of the natural world that sustains us all.
In February, Steve Cohn became the fourth state director to lead The Nature Conservancy in Alaska since its founding 30 years ago.
Listen to Alaska's commercial fishermen talk about signs of climate change in the places where they live and work.
If you like beer you should love forests.
The Conservancy has protected a Bristol Bay stream in an historic effort that prepares the way for safeguarding more Alaska waters.
See our year of achievement up close in our 2016 annual report.
Path to Prosperity inspires Alaska entrepreneurs.
Protecting salmon habitat and indigenous tradition in Southeast Alaska.
Check out this slideshow for a glimpse of how we’re conserving nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives.
The steward of the Conservancy's Gustavus Forelands Preserve in Alaska is helping create a library of sounds for Glacier Bay.
The Nature Conservancy donates 160 acres of culturally significant land to the Native Village of Tyonek on the shores of Alaska's Cook Inlet.
Our recent Path to Prosperity contest winners tell their inspiring stories about building new businesses in Southeast Alaska.
Get fun advice on how to talk science to the media in this new blog post from Cool Green Science.
With our help, crowded young-growth forests can help deer and wolves — while putting people to work.
Scientist Colin Shanley shows us just how devoted Alaskans are to their wild salmon.
By restoring salmon streams in the Tongass National Forest, The Nature Conservancy is helping to keep salmon runs healthy for nature and people.
Scientists have created a public online database of photos that are part art, but mostly science.
Check in on the Conservancy's research in the Bristol Bay headwaters in this series of Cool Green Science blog posts.
Can the proposed Susitna dam meet a standard of ‘intelligent tinkering’? Our freshwater scientist gives some perspective.
Reflections on summers of salmon in Bristol Bay. Learn more
Discover how a harsh environment actually nurtures life, why we like to live in estuaries and where the bears are. Read about estuaries
Helping Haida people take a stand for culture — and wild salmon. Read about protecting fish habitat.
A second-growth log cabin shows how one sawmill helps bring a forest in the Tongass back to health. Read about Tongass Cabin
A name (and place) restored in Alaska's Aleutians.
Restoring Rat Island is the most ambitious island habitat restoration project ever undertaken in the Northern Hemisphere.
Living near the bank of the Nushagak River, this family tends nets and a smokehouse each summer.
The Conservancy is bringing together people who care about wild salmon in the Matanuska-Susitna Basin.