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The Nature Conservancy
Since 1951, the Nature Conservancy has been working with communities, businesses and people like you to protect more than 92 million acres around the world. Their mission is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

Why it is Successful:
  • We work closely with communities, businesses and people like you. Together, we've protected more than 92 million acres of valuable lands and waters worldwide.

  • We practice sound science that achieves tangible results.

  • Our non-confrontational approach.

  • Over 86% of all funds are used directly for conservation!

Did you know?
  • Total acres protected by the Conservancy in the United States: 12,621,000

  • Acres protected by the Conservancy outside the United States: 80,181,446

  • Current number of Conservancy preserves: 1,400

  • Conservancy members in 1952: 554 - Conservancy members in 2001: approximately 1 million

The Nature Conservancy
4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203-1606
(800) 628-6860

Michigan Field Office
101 E. Grand River
Lansing, MI 48906
(517) 316-0300
Melissa Soule, Communications

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