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As a co-researcher with the Conservancy in Connecticut, graduate student Kate Williamson visited coastal communities across the state to find out how people envision climate resilience and what it means for long-term individual and community adaptation.
Rachel Lowenthal, the Conservancy's water quality campaign manager in Connecticut, is on mission to build a coalition of community members along Connecticut’s coastline to reduce nitrogen pollution in the Sound.
Lamprey and freshwater mussels give us clues about river health.
Make no mistake, winter is not the offseason for birders in Connecticut.
Paddlers can now enjoy a new primitive campsite at Chapman Pond Preserve.
One of our successes in 2017 was revamping the Conservancy's volunteer program in Connecticut.
The Connecticut Chapter shares its strengths with neighbors near and far.
A barn restoration is part of the Conservancy’s work along Wewaka Brook at the Conservancy's Sunny Valley Preserve.
Bruce Beebe is one of many business owners and community leaders coming together to ensure Long Island Sound remains a source of prosperity and enjoyment for future generations.
The Conservancy's Christian Marks helps replace lost American elm trees near the historic Oliver Ellsworth Homestead in Windsor, Connecticut.
Learn how Jackson works with policy makers across New England and New York on energy policy and climate solutions.
Meet Connecticut Trustee Laura di Bonaventura and learn why she believes nature is joy and what she is up to on the Trustee Climate Task Force.
There’s nothing more ‘New England’ than taking in the fall foliage while enjoying a beer. You can thank our beautiful forests in Connecticut for both. Since his arrival at the Branford-based Stony Creek Brewery in 2014, Head Brewmaster Andy Schwartz, has developed Stony Creek’s signature ‘aggressively laid back’ take on various brews in a sustainable way.
Once a year, the community joins to celebrate this special place during Open Farm Day—an event that is now in its 25th year. Join us Saturday, Sept. 23rd.
The transition from warfighter to civilian is not always an easy one. Thomas Slack, a paralegal for The Nature Conservancy, shares his story and inspiration for starting a Veterans in Nature group within the organization.
Gary Yohe, the Huffington Foundation Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies and Trustee for the Connecticut Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, rebuts an op-ed on Fox News in which U.S. Senator Rand Paul argues for the United States to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.
State Director Frogard Ryan reflects on the March for Science.
State Director Frogard Ryan responds to the President’s recent budget proposal.
Use our interactive preserve guide to learn more about the places you helped protect in Connecticut.
Norton Paper Mill Dam removal in Colchester is Connecticut’s largest.
150 trees to be planted in the city’s East Side.
“I found a bottle. Where’s the recycling bin?”
New growth forest provides key habitat in Connecticut's Sunny Valley Preserve.
The New England Cottontail is one of many species that rely on a forest in it's early stages for habitat. Learn more about this project in Sunny Valley Preserve Director Wayne Woodard's letter to the Bridgewater community.
Connecticut's Leaders have committed to creation of a Blue Plan for the Long Island Sound. What does it mean? The Conservancy's Nathan Frohling explains.
Fish, rivers and people benefit when obsolete dams come down.
In this Q & A, the Conservancy’s Chantal Collier shares her hopes and vision for Long Island Sound’s next 20 years. See how you can help.
Supporting the Conservancy’s work in Brazil, Mexico, Belize and Connecticut.
As we mark anniversaries of Hurricane Sandy and the Great New England Hurricane of 1938, how will communities prepare for the next big storm. Read Conservancy scientist Dr. Adam Whelchel's blog.
The Coastal Resilience Tool helps you visualize sea-level rise and storm surge, understand their implications and make decisions to protect people and nature on Long Island Sound. See How the Tool Works