Seeking creative solutions to Virginia's most complex conservation challenges. How We Work
- FORESTS AND WOODLANDS. We work to ensure that Virginia’s forests continue to harbor wildlife, support recreation and forestry, and clean the air we breathe and the water we drink.
- RIVERS AND BAYS. From the Chesapeake Bay to the Clinch River, we seek to secure clean water, abundant wildlife and sustainable fisheries for the benefit of people and nature.
- OCEAN AND COAST. We are revolutionizing ocean management to protect and sustain marine life, coastal communities and a bountiful ocean for generations to come.
- CLIMATE. Protecting and restoring healthy natural systems can enable habitats, wildlife and human communities to withstand climate change and rising seas.
Latest News & Features
We’re working with four Virginia oyster aquaculture growers on a research study to learn if aquaculture can help make the Chesapeake Bay cleaner, faster.
Visit our events page for upcoming volunteer opportunities, work days, and ways you can celebrate Earth Month and connect with nature.
Restoring imperiled river life benefits nature and communities in southwestern Virginia.
Virginia's Michael Lipford and daughter Aylett share why science matters to them.
See what people are saying about volunteering with The Nature Conservancy.
Nearly 300 people visited Brownsville Preserve during our first annual Open Farm event.
- April 07, 2017
- Volunteers Give Fairfax County Parks a Spring Makeover
Fairfax County Times
- April 07, 2017
- Rovner Receives Environmental Leadership Award
- March 07, 2017
- The WestRock Foundation Supports Projects of The Nature Conservancy
- March 02, 2017
- Some Virginia barrier islands are shrinking by the day: "You can just feel it"
- February 17, 2017
- Can Farming the Ocean Help Save the Planet?
- February 13, 2017
- Study: Long-Term Eelgrass Loss Due to Joint Effects of Shade, Heat
William & Mary News
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