the nature conservancy   The Nature Conservancy
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The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.

They address the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale. Thanks to the support of their more than 1 million members, they've built a tremendous record of success since their founding in 1951:

  • They've protected more than 119 million acres of land and thousands of miles of rivers worldwide — and they operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally.
  • They work in all 50 states and more than 35 countries — protecting habitats from grasslands to coral reefs, from Australia to Alaska to Zambia. See where they work.
  • They address threats to conservation involving climate change, fresh water, oceans, and conservation lands. Learn how they're responding.

national forest foundation   National Forest Foundation
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National Forests and Grasslands provide Americans with 193-million spectacular acres of wildlands.

  • 9,126 miles of scenic byways to drive
  • 148,295 miles of trails to hike
  • 4,418 miles of wild and scenic rivers to float
  • 5,107 campgrounds in which to pitch our tents
  • And 328 natural pools to swim in

All this and the chance to see elk and bear, ducks and deer, trout and trees, thousands of species of plants and animals, and billions of stars in a midnight sky.

Founded by Congress in 1991, the National Forest Foundation works with the U.S. Forest Service to care for these natural treasures for the millions of visitors they receive each year and for you, and those who come after you. Find out more.

national park foundation   National Park Foundation
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The National Park Foundation, in partnership with the National Park Service, enriches America's national parks and programs through private support, safeguarding our heritage and inspiring generations of national park enthusiasts.

Chartered by Congress in 1967, the National Park Foundation is founded on a legacy that began more than a century ago, when private citizens from all walks of life took action to establish and protect our national parks. Today, the National Park Foundation carries on that tradition as the only national charitable nonprofit whose sole mission is to directly support the National Park Service. Read their Congressional Charter.

As the only national charitable partner to the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation directly supports America's over 400 national parks by pursuing three distinct, yet interdependent, areas of focus — conservation & preservation, education, and community engagement. Learn more about their work.

arkive   ARKive
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With the help of the world's best wildlife filmmakers and photographers, conservationists and scientists, ARKive is creating an awe-inspiring record of life on Earth.

Freely accessible to everyone and preserved for the benefit of future generations, ARKive is a truly invaluable resource for conservation, education and public awareness.

Their work with Google, IUCN, WWF and other conservation organisations enables them to bring the natural world into homes, classrooms and onto handheld devices around the world.

Discover and learn about the world's endangered animals, plants and fungi — reveal what they look like, what makes them special and why we should protect them. Learn more about ARKive.

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