New York has more than 7,600 freshwater lakes, ponds and reservoirs, two Great Lakes and over 70,000 miles of rivers and streams. The Nature Conservancy is working to protect the health and abundance of these waters for all New Yorkers.
Read our new report about the value of clean water. Read now.
We're helping bring the plan to restore 64,000 acres of wetlands to life. Learn more.
We helped bring much needed funding to water protection in New York. Learn more.
We're helping keep water safe in the Finger Lakes. Learn how.
We are helping to safeguard New York's water for the future. Learn more.
Learn about our exciting partnership with the Billion Oyster Project and how we're helping to restore the health of New York City's waters. Learn more.
We're working to protect this defining natural feature for people and the animals who call it home. Learn more.
Nitrogen pollution is threatening Long Island's water quality. Watch these inspiring, true stories from local Long Islanders. Watch now.