Protect. Transform. Inspire.
Protect: With your help, we can accomplish our core mission of protecting species and habitats.
Transform: We're working at multiple levels, with business and policy interests.
Inspire: Your support inspires a legacy for future generations to enjoy.
Another Dam Down in the Taunton River Watershed
The Legacy Club is a group of Nature Conservancy supporters who have made a lasting commitment to conservation by making a life-income gift with the Conservancy or by naming the Conservancy as a beneficiary in their estate plans.
Philip Giffee, Executive Director, NOAH, Neighborhood of Affordable Housing
Jon Kachmar, Director of Urban Conservation Programs, The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts
Valerie Leung, a paralegal in the Conservancy's Boston office, co-wrote a Procurement Guide to Nature-Based Solutions. The guide, she says, resulted after asking consultants and engineers why nature-based solutions were not yet considered “mainstream” approaches for flood risk reduction.
In the fall, a team of Conservancy volunteers weeded, cleaned and functionally restored a rain garden in Taunton.
The generous support of donors is what makes The Nature Conservancy’s work happen. These supporters stay engaged at all stages of a project—from planning to completion.
At the Fannie Stebbins Memorial Wildlife Refuge along the Connecticut River in Longmeadow, the floodplain greenery is so full of life that the air practically vibrates with the noises of insects and birds.
In 2017, the Conservancy began collaborating with The Massachusetts Aquaculture Association and the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance to develop the Massachusetts Shellfish Initiative (MSI) which will strengthen shellfish resources in Massachusetts.
Conservancy models at work with the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) program and resilient landscapes.
How do roads, especially busy highways, affect Massachusetts’ native species?
Conservancy scientist Katie Kennedy is researching threatened and endangered freshwater mussels in the Connecticut River.
Trustees Bink and Weezie Garrison talk about how they first learned of the The Nature Conservancy and why they've joined the organization's Legacy Club.
Animal tracking helps refine habitat protection goals
Learn how Jackson works with policy makers across New England and New York on energy policy and climate solutions.
More information to come about the next edition of our Future of Nature Speaker Series.
This season The Nature Conservancy is celebrating healthy forests, clean water and great beer with a nationwide campaign called OktoberForest. The Conservancy is collaborating with local breweries to raise awareness about the important role that forests play in our water supply. We asked Matt Malloy, co-founder of Dorchester Brewing Co. to share his story.
Land in the Berkshires was recently protected in honor of late nutritionist and scholar, Michio Kushi.
The Habitat Network, an online program that is available to anyone with access to the internet, teaches users how to optimize any size green space to create habitat.
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.
Pilot program uses cameras on fishing boats to save time and money.
Project in Bourne helps create a scallop spawner sanctuary.
A new fund streamlines land donations.
He loves birds. He loves bugs. And his passion for conserving and understanding the land is boundless Read a Q&A with the Conservancy's Matt Pelikan.
Vineyard Habitat Network
Working with Vineyard landowners, we're reconnecting the island's native habitats one tract at a time. Check it out!
Want to help re-connect habitat on Martha's Vineyard? Check out our new VHN Species Fact Sheets!
See a video of our collaborative research with Gulf of Maine fishermen. Watch!
See a slideshow of how The Nature Conservancy started 50 years ago in Massachusetts and how, with your help, we've grown.
About half of Americans receive drinking water from lakes and rivers. See how conservation protects water sources.