The Nature Conservancy

NCAA-Sustainability

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 16:17
Student-athletes competing in the 2017 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Final Four will be shooting for a championship on basketball courts manufactured by Connor Sports, the Official Court Provider of the NCAA from wood sustainably harvested from The Nature Conservancy’s Two Hearted River Forest Reserve.

The Nature Conservancy Expands Work Along Wabash River with Support from Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 18:03
The Nature Conservancy Expands Work Along Wabash River with Support from Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Arizona: Water Replenishment Efforts Benefit San Pedro River and Private Wells

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:58
Water replenishment efforts in Cochise County are working: Groundwater levels are rising near two recharge facilities along Arizona's upper San Pedro River.

Taos Ski Valley Foundation Supports Rio Grande Water Fund

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:58
A new $250,000 grant from the Taos Ski Valley Foundation will boost the momentum of the Rio Grande Water Fund.

Conservancy in New York Celebrates World Water Day

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:58
– In honor of World Water Day, The Nature Conservancy in New York is celebrating the many ways we protect clean water for people and nature.

The Nature Conservancy in Mississippi wins Conservationist of the Year Award

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 17:43
The Nature Conservancy in Mississippi wins Conservationist of the Year Award

Jackson Workshop to Address State’s Need for Firewood Producers

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 17:43
An alliance of state, federal and non-governmental partners announced a free April 21 public workshop in Jackson, TN that will show participants how they can develop their own small businesses to sell firewood heat-treated in kilns to fill increasing demand at campgrounds across Tennessee.

Water advocates mark World Water Day

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 17:43
Press Release: World Water Day

Wabash-River-Video

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 08:32
New Video Shows How Farmers in Indiana Are Working to Improve Water Quality From Indiana to the Gulf of Mexico

The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation Grants 160 Million Shillings in Support of Upper Tana-Nairobi Water Fund

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 16:28
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) has announced a grant of 160 million Kenyan Shillings to The Nature Conservancy’s Upper Tana-Nairobi Water Fund, reiterating its strong commitment to addressing water issues in Kenya. Dr. Susan Mboya, President of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation officially presented the grant funds to the Steering Team of The Upper Tana-Nairobi Water Fund that will be used to support upstream water and soil conservation initiatives being undertaken by the fund.

Conservation, Science Programs Slashed in President’s Budget Proposal

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 09:52
The Nature Conservancy released the following statement from its President and CEO, Mark R. Tercek, regarding President Trump’s FY 2018 budget proposal.

Pennsylvania: Funding to Conserve 500+ Acres Along Kittatinny Ridge

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 09:52
The Pennsylvania Chapter of The Nature Conservancy has been awarded funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to assist with efforts to preserve forestlands along the Kittatinny Ridge.

First Baby Bison 2017

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 18:35
Say “Hello” to the First Baby Bison of 2017 at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve!

Statement by The Nature Conservancy Concerning the Trump Administration's Decision to Revisit Fuel Economy Standards

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 18:35
The Nature Conservancy strongly supports actions to address climate change and that affirm the basic safeguards that protect our air, land and water from pollution.

The Nature Conservancy's Statement on House Resolution Calling for Action to Address Climate Change

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:35
We must take meaningful and responsible action now to address climate change.

New Genus Cryptomyrus Discovered in Gabon

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:35
A new genus of mormyrid weakly electric fish with two new species has been described from just three specimens collected over a period of 13 years in the Central African country of Gabon. The genus was named Cryptomyrus (“hidden fish”) and is the first new genus to be described within the family Mormyridae since 1977.

Statement from The Nature Conservancy in New York on the Assembly and Senate One-House Budget Proposals

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 15:01
Statement from The Nature Conservancy in New York on the Assembly and Senate One-House Budget Proposals

Chattahoochee-Oconee NF Land Adjustment Act Introduced

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 17:42
U.S. Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) and Congressman Doug Collins of Georgia’s 9th Congressional District introduced legislation to improve management of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest by creating a more cohesive park boundary

New Report Aims to Increase Prescribed Fire in Illinois

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 15:24
A new report by the Illinois Prescribed Fire Council (IPFC), which members of The Nature Conservancy in Illinois serve on, recommends that private and public land owners should burn at least 213,000 more acres each year to protect nearly 1.3M acres of natural areas in Illinois.

Indiana-Naturally-2016-2017

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 12:22
Arts Council of Indianapolis and The Nature Conservancy Announce Installation of Indiana, Naturally. Indianapolis International Airport and Indianapolis Artsgarden Host Exhibitions of Indiana Nature Photography