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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.
The Conservancy is collaborating with Saugatuck River communities to identify how to address excess nitrogen in waterways.
Sound School teacher, Saras Salankar, encourages environmental education with help from the Conservancy's LEAF Program.
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.
Sally Harold worked closely with the Wasniewski family on the removal of the Norton Paper Mill Dam.
Norton Paper Mill Dam removal in Colchester is Connecticut’s largest.
150 trees to be planted in the city’s East Side.
A new, 14-mile trail system is named after one of the organization’s founders.
Bridgeport Deep Greening project aims to saturate the city’s East Side neighborhood with nature.
“I found a bottle. Where’s the recycling bin?”
Excess nitrogen is a major threat to Long Island Sound's harbors and bays, so the Conservancy is working to identify comprehensive solutions.
New growth forest provides key habitat in Connecticut's Sunny Valley Preserve.
The Conservancy is battling invasive species using their natural predators.
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.
Trustee Dan Esty Traveled to Paris looking forward to a global climate deal at COP 21. We spoke with him about the outcomes of the negotiations and the Nature Conservancy's role.
What happens at this month’s United Nations Climate Conference (COP21) in Paris will be a significant step in determining the future direction for international climate action. Trustee Dan Esty wasn't going to miss it.
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.
As The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut’s new urban resilience planner, Drew Goldsman is thinking all about how to help make our cities more resilient, environmentally healthy and livable.
The Conservancy's David Sutherland and Sarah Pellegrino share with you a conservation success decades in the making.
2015 Fall/Winter Newsletter
Connecticut is the first state to map the future for its salt marshes.
Fish, rivers and people benefit when obsolete dams come down.
2014 Annual Report
For Connecticut State Director, our work is “conservation next.” But there are new challenges that require more from us. With your continued support, we are meeting those challenges.
Thank you for making the journey forward with us. Here's a glimpse of what YOU helped accomplish in 2014.
See what YOU made possible in 2014! Download the 2014 Annual Report.
Across the nation, communities face difficult decisions preparing for and recovering from natural disasters. How do we balance safety and cost efficiency with respect for people, property and nature?
The Long Island Sound Ecological Assessment is an ambitious ocean-mapping report. See how we're pioneering new methods in ocean protection.
In a once-in-50-years re-licensing process for Connecticut River hydro-power projects, Conservancy scientists are helping to find ways to manage the river that benefits ecosystems and communities. Jump in!
Your support is making a difference in Connecticut’s largest city! Dive in!
Your support is improving two landmark preserves in Connecticut: See how Mark Mainieri and volunteers are sprucing up Katharine Ordway and Devil's Den preserves in Weston.
New research points to nitrogen pollution as a threat to seagrass in southern New England's bays and Long Island Sound. See what the science says.
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.
Your support is helping us restore the river from source to sea. See the whole story.
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.
See how, with your support, we're restoring rivers throughout New England, including Connecticut's Mattabesset River. Follow the flow!
With help from Aquarion Water Company, we're creating new routes for an ancient migration. Dive in!
Ever wonder what a day in the life of a land steward is like? See how David Gumbart watches over the Conservancy’s 63 preserves in Connecticut.
New Research sponsored by The Nature Conservancy could help reverse decades-long eelgrass decline. Dive in!
The Conservancy's collaboration with the Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge works at the watershed scale. Explore!
Conservation Trends in the U.S.’s Most Populated Region. See the progress and check out the slideshow.
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
Volunteers help plant the stately trees along the Connecticut River, restoring floodplain forests in the process. See how they're rebuilding these rare forests
Chef Bun Lai of Miya's Sushi in New Haven has a sustainable and delicious fix for invasive species. Have a Taste
Beginning in the 1960s, Conservancy donors and partners led the way to protect a remarkable remnant coastal forest — the foundation of the Devil’s Den Preserve. See Why We're Celebrating
The Nature Conservancy and Aquarion Water Company are using innovative solutions to help eels reach the sea. Explore the Project
Seeing migration in action teaches us the importance of protecting species not only in our own backyards, but all along their long journeys. Praxair Foundation