Stories from the Golden State
A high-tech reboot has the power to stop unsustainable longline fishing—and preserve the Pacific Ocean for future generations.
After a close brush with extinction, the endangered Santa Cruz Island fox is back from the brink.
As cannabis cultivation reaches new highs, The Nature Conservancy is acting to protect the state’s natural resources.
Take a peek at our salmon cam, and watch fall Chinook salmon make their epic return home to CA's Shasta Big Springs Ranch.
Take a look at how we're collaborating with cities to protect and restore natural systems for the benefit of people and nature.
It’s the 50th anniversary of "Silent Spring," Rachel Carson's book that catalyzed the ban on DDT. So what does that have to do with bald eagles? Read on to find out!
What makes the best summer vacations? Rivers. Swimming, fishing, napping on a shady riverbank—there’s no better summer getaway. Check out our list of the most Uniquely California rivers and start exploring!
California Conservation Question of the Month: What species’ larvae must attach to a host fish as part of the mating process: mussels, salmon, dragonflies or crayfish?
Springtime affords birders ample opportunities to watch thousands of birds as they migrate across the Golden State. Learn a few simple actions you can take that will help you protect and enjoy the birds that pass through your own back yard.
Learn what the Conservancy is doing to protect our diminishing freshwater mussel populations — a vital species to the overall health of our freshwater systems.
Our changing climate is disrupting nature’s perfect balance and threatens the very resources which sustain us all. Learn what the Conservancy is doing to help fight climate change.
Spring has sprung, and some of California’s iconic species are on the move again. Check out our top five must-see migrations, and catch a glimpse of these spectacular events.
Together with fishermen, The Nature Conservancy is working to find sustainable ways to fish in order to protect nature and preserve California’s maritime heritage.
Learn how the Conservancy and partners helped to bring the Santa Cruz Island fox back from the brink of extinction.
Take a trek to the Carrizo Plain for spectacular winter birding in a dramatic landscape. And if you can’t make the drive, take a tour through our slideshow!
Each year, thousands of sandhill cranes return to the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta — many of them to land that has been preserved by the Conservancy.
Day after day of 110 degree temperatures. Heat radiates up from the sand by early morning. To the human eye, there appears to be no shade, no haven from the sun’s brutal rays. How does anything survive out here?