Making a Difference Every Day
Because of you, we're making remarkable progress, from the forests of the North Woods to our rivers and streams and the Gulf of Maine. Please explore the pages below to see what you've helped us accomplish and how your support can accomplish even more.
Thanks to dedicated supporters and partners, The Nature Conservancy’s efforts to restore fish passage on rivers in Maine have been unprecedented in both scope and success. Find out more.
Track one Mainer’s journey to connect fish, rivers and people.
Thousands of miles of habitat along the Penobscot and its tributaries has been re-opened for 12 native species of sea-run fish.
Twenty groundfish boats from Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts have been authorized to use video monitoring technology in place of human monitors.
Nearly three years after the removal of the Veazie Dam and a half-dozen other important fish passage projects, river herring are coming back strong.
A 6.2-acre island in Penobscot Bay is forever protected thanks to beloved local children’s author Robert McCloskey, his wife Margaret, and their two daughters.
With NOAA and other partners and sound science, the remarkable habitats of Maine’s mighty Penobscot River can be restored to good health. Learn more!
It starts with sound science and can’t be done without YOUR support. The progress we've made together could serve as a practical how-to guide for any community seeking to heal its waterways.
See how The Nature Conservancy is working with fishermen to test and implement techniques aimed at reversing the decline of habitats and species in the Gulf of Maine.
The MNRCP is administered by The Nature Conservancy to provide critical funding for conservation around the state. See how it works and what's funded.
Winner of Down East Magazine's 2014 Best of Maine Award for Best Under-appreciated Destination! By canoe or foot, explore this remarkable wilderness!
Here's one supporter's inspiring story about his passion for preserving the Gulf. What's your story?
We are working to permanently conserve more than 400,000 acres near Moosehead Lake and create an unprecedented corridor of conservation across Maine’s North Woods. Learn more
Spending time in nature helps two women understand their place in the world. See how you help us foster the next generation of conservationists.
In this Q & A with the Conservancy's Bill Patterson, see how we're achieving sustainable forestry near the Upper St. John River in northern Maine. Check it out