About Us

Nature is the fantastic factory that makes the building blocks of all our lives—food, drinking water, the stuff we own, and the air we breathe.

That’s why The Nature Conservancy and its 550 scientists created Nature Works Everywhere: to help students learn the science behind how nature works for us and how we can help keep it running strong.

Hand-painted wooden signs mounted to posts, from top
            to bottom: Community Garden, Herb Garden, School Garden,
            Orchard, Outdoor Classroom

Nature Works Everywhere gives teachers, students and families everything they need to start exploring and understanding nature around the globe alongside Nature Conservancy scientists. Our interactive lesson plans align to standards and can be customized for each classroom.

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. We address the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale.

Thanks to the support of our more than a million members, we’ve built a tremendous record of success since our founding in 1951: