How We Work

How We Work

Your support of The Nature Conservancy helps protect land and water to improve life for people everywhere.

Our work focuses on places, where habitat and clean water are threatened, and on people, who rely on nature for food, recreation, livelihood and quality of life. Our work is hands-on, in forests and rivers, from the depths of the ocean to the peaks of the mountains. Our work is collaborative, bringing people together to create innovative solutions. We partner with leaders, stakeholders, experts and communities to apply the latest research and know-how to the toughest problems, creating lasting positive outcomes.

We are the voice for conservation, for protecting what makes Washington unique and for creating a sustainable future. We are science-based and community-focused with the belief that people and nature can work together in ways that benefit all of us.

Our Impact

For more than 50 years, The Nature Conservancy has worked in every corner of the state. We’ve earned a reputation for protecting wild places; our work has touched more than 800,000 acres across Washington. Over the years, our work has evolved into using science to solve conservation challenges, supporting communities, creating jobs and restoring our lands and waters. In a global exchange of ideas, what we learn in Washington is applied to challenges in other states and countries, just as we benefit and learn from Conservancy work in other parts of the world.

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We all have a role to play in creating a thriving planet. And we have a strong conservation foundation upon which to build. It is within our power to fix what is broken and pass on a better Washington and a better world. 

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