The Nature Conservancy has worked to protect the natural character of the United States for more than 60 years.
From our oceans and coasts to our forests and farmlands, from rural communities to Capitol Hill, stay current on the Conservancy’s work with updates from our staff.
March 14, 2018
New research shows that more Americans are at risk from flooding rivers than we ever imagined.
Feb. 14, 2018
The Procurement Guide to Nature-Based Solutions helps communities draft RFPs that identify creative, nature-based approaches to managing stormwater, ease flooding, and other challenges.
Sept. 26, 2017
Making strategic investments in nature-based solutions is an important part of a creating safer, healthier, more prosperous and more resilient communities now and in the future.
June 29, 2017
One of the things our government does best is to protect its iconic lands through national parks, forests, and other public lands. Let’s encourage our government leaders to continue this great tradition.
August 29, 2016
Last September the federal government announced it would not provide endangered species protections for the greater sage grouse. From the grouse's perspective, what has The Nature Conservancy accomplished in the past year?
June 6, 2016
When restoring oyster reefs to get cleaner water, more fish or any other benefits they provide, it begs the question, “How much is enough?” Now we're getting some answers.
April 15, 2016
The Nature Conservancy knows that demonstrating the power — and value — of nature can help cities manage the challenges they face.
March 14, 2016
Carrie Vollmer-Sanders can work alongside her family, making a difference in the world by improving soil health, growing food and safeguarding our streams and rivers.
February 16, 2016
Planners, designers, floodplain managers, elected officials and conservationists are together to show how communities can use nature to reduce risk from floods and storms.
January 14, 2016
With the increasing demand worldwide for farm products and the growing pressure that places on our lands and waters, we need to embrace collaboration and innovation.
October 28, 2015
Beer relies on healthy, functioning forests. Without those forests, it’s difficult to find clean water. And without clean water: no beer.
October 2, 2015
Conservationists rally around an iconic bird of the American West.