Nature Conservancy


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Nature Conservancy,

nonprofit organization established in 1951 to preserve or aid in the preservation of natural environments. It protects wilderness areas in the United States and Canada and is affiliated with similar groups in Latin America and the Caribbean. It maintains the world's largest private system of nature sanctuaries.

Nature Conservancy

Address:4245 N Fairfax Dr, Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203

Phone:703-841-5300
Fax:703-841-1283
Phone:800-628-6860
Web: nature.org
Established: 1951. Description:Dedicated to protecting land where endangered species and threatened ecosystems exist. Purchases land to provide protected habitat for endangered plants and animals and negotiates sustainable land use practices with private and corporate landowners. Maintains operations in all 50 states and 30 countries. Members: 1,000,000. Dues: $25/year.
Publications: Nature Conservancy (quarterly); available to members ($50 level). Landmarks (quarterly); available to members ($25 level).

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More recently, he devoted his energies to a Conservation Project database, which allows Nature Conservancy chapters from across the country to have access to the same information on biodiversity efforts, environmental threats and other pertinent information.
AMERICAN FORESTS' efforts to help the Cache River watershed stretch back more than 10 years to 1994 when it planted more than 150,000 trees over two years in concert with the Arkansas Nature Conservancy. Another project, on Arkansas' Bayou Bartholomew, planted more than 300,000 trees to restore bottomland hardwoods for deer, turkeys, squirrels, and migratory birds.
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