With our 60 years of experience, The Nature Conservancy is demonstrating how we can work with the power of nature to help reduce the impacts of climate change. We are directly addressing the challenge by enabling natural resources and wildlife to adapt, encouraging “natural infrastructure” to help humans adapt, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions to slow climate change through responsible energy development.
We're helping communities in New York develop real, actionable solutions to protect people from flooding.
Poll results show overwhelming support for New York's bold energy plan. Read more.
Check out our on-line, interactive mapping tool for natural resource managers interested in making climate smart decisions to sustain natural resources. Find it here.
Wild pollinators, like honey bees, contribute significantly to New York's agriculture economy. But they are threatened by climate change. Learn more.
Our first-of-its-kind case study shows how nature-based infrastructure could help protect urban communities from the impacts of climate-related storms. Learn more.
We're working to update the state's culvert infrastructure to help make communities more resilient to severe storms and flooding. Learn more.
President and CEO Mark Tercek talks about his recent appointment to the NYS 2100 Commission in New York and how nature can protect us from changing weather. Read more.
What can lake trout teach us about climate change? Learn more.
This innovative spatial mapping tool will help New York decision makers source wind power and minimize impacts on nature. Learn more.
The ways in which future energy demands are met will have significant consequences for both people and nature in our state. Learn more.