We must sustain the places that sustain us. We focus on protecting oceans and rivers and the livelihoods they support, for the benefit of people and the environment. Those who are closest to a challenge are often closest to its solution. That is why we work with farmers, fishermen, ranchers, businesses, conservationists and all those who live in the places we work.
We believe conservation solutions that make economic sense stand the test of time. That’s how we answer urgent problems today and benefit future generations. Specifically, we work to end overfishing and preserve coastal livelihoods, improve the availability and quality of water in our nation’s largest river basins, and restore lost wetlands and the protection they provide along the Gulf Coast.
We measure progress by the increasing use of conservation solutions that benefit nature and people, the number of wetland acres or river miles restored and recovery of depleted fisheries.
May 14, 2018In Iowa, Wendy Johnson has embraced cover crops, diverse crop rotations on her organic farm
April 26, 2018In Wisconsin, rancher Rod Ofte practices rotational grazing to keep soil healthy, rivers clean
April 19, 2018Plans for Mississippi River diversion project advance ahead of schedule