Learn More About our Work and the People Behind It
Get an insider's look at the Conservancy's work in Colorado. Whether you're interested in taking a virtual journey to places far away or the latest research findings from our science team, this page has something for everyone. Happy exploring!
Learn how two bills passed this year will help restore our forests and fund Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO).
Learn how we're building capacity to restore forests and protect watersheds through prescribed fire training.
A second conservation easement adds a vital piece to the picture.
Groundwater conservation is vital to Colorado's Arikaree River.
The Nature Conservancy interviews Margaux Isaksen, an Olympic pentathlete and passionate conservationist.
Students from Denver learn about conservation as part of the Conservancy’s LEAF program.
A new Fire Learning Landscape comes to JE Canyon Ranch.
Learn how two conservation easements will protect 20,000 acres of prairie grasslands in Colorado.
Download our annual report to see photos and read stories about the work you made possible this year.
Our Director of Lands talks about the future of land protection and restoration in Colorado.
With five decades of conservation work in Colorado behind us, this is our time to build on our legacy.
The Nature Conservancy purchased this 34,420-acre in Southeast Colorado to protect its natural and agricultural value.
Unmanned aerial vehicles are being used for a variety of conservation work in Colorado.
Check out our infographic to see how forests provide even more benefits than you might think.
The Pikes Peak Fire Learning Network is tackling forest restoration using prescribed fire.
The Nature Conservancy’s Carpenter Ranch is participating in a pilot project in an effort to find better ways to share water resources in the thirsty West.
The Animas River Spill showed how much farms and cities – even those far away from hard rock mines -- depend on clean abundant water from the Colorado River system.
See how The Nature Conservancy is Restoring one of the last free-flowing rivers in Colorado.
We asked our scientists to tell us what invasive species in Colorado keep them up at night.
Meet Colorado State Director Carlos Fernandez, who got his start with the Conservancy's Patagonia Program.
Improving Colorado's agriculture irrigation systems to save a river.
Colorado has approximately 50 native species of trees, but there are several that stand out as hallmarks of the state’s picturesque views.
A Conservancy scientist talks about the agreement between the U.S. and Mexico that will allow for the release of water into the Colorado River Delta.
The protection of ranches in southeastern Colorado is creating a 100,000-acre network of intact grasslands.
Some invasive species are especially sneaky, disguising themselves as beautiful flowers or charismatic creatures. Don't be fooled—here's your guide to some of the worst offenders.
Black-footed ferrets return to Colorado's Walker Ranch along with a reminder that there's great hope in working together.
Learn about the top 5 must-see migrations in Colorado.
Fighting climate change can seem daunting, but a new climate adaptation project near Gunnison is simple...and effective.
Make a resolution for nature in Colorado this year! Check out these ways you can “go green” in 2013.
A first-of-its-kind, whole basin look at the future of the Colorado River in the face of population growth and climate change. Read about the Colorado River study
Can the mighty Colorado reach the sea? Learn more about the state of this important river and how the Conservancy is working across 7 states and 2 countries to protect it.