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Celebrate 50 Years with NatureServe
NatureServe's "50 for 50" campaign is an ambitious initiative to find at least 50 new monthly supporters to commemorate 50 years since the creation of the NatureServe Network. Are you ready to be one of them?
Biodiversity Without Boundaries
The Biodiversity Without Boundaries conference puts some of the most important scientific breakthroughs on display to an audience that includes scientists from our network of more than 60 programs in North America, plus scores of government agencies, leading academic institutions, and fellow conservation organizations.
Visit the event site to view the draft agenda, submit your work to present, and register!
Ways to Give
Our revolutionary Adopt-a-Species program is now more accessible than ever, allowing you to make a real difference with just a few clicks. For a minimum $25 donation, you can be part of a group coming together to protect biodiversity. Your adoption will help the expert staff at NatureServe maintain information on thousands of species provided for free on NatureServe Explorer—plus, adopters will receive fun and unique benefits!
Learn more about the benefits, and meet the eight featured species for adoption!
Biodiversity and Climate Change
Biodiversity is significantly impacted by the far-reaching effects of climate change. Biodiversity is closely connected to the wellbeing of both people and the environment; however, the significance of climate change on the natural world is often misunderstood and overlooked.
Click the button below to learn how climate change affects biodiversity in areas that might be near and dear to you, and what NatureServe is doing to better understand this relationship.
Biodiversity in Focus: U.S. Edition
A new analysis by NatureServe addresses five essential questions about biodiversity–the variety of life on Earth–that need to be answered if we are going to effectively conserve nature. We are now happy to share a more web-friendly format of our report, Biodiversity in Focus: United States Edition. Explore interactive maps from the report and meet some of the rarest species in our nation!
Support Us Today
The connection between biodiversity and public health is more apparent than ever. Reflecting on the countless benefits that healthy ecosystems and rich biodiversity provide us, take action today to protect their future.
By making an automatic gift each month, our sustaining donors ensure that NatureServe is consistently growing its far-reaching efforts to preserve biodiversity—every day of the year.
Now you can become a biodiversity champion and adopt a native plant or animal. In addition to being recognized on your chosen species' page on NatureServe Explorer, you will be supporting the expert staff at NatureServe who ensure that critical data on the taxonomy, distribution, and conservation status of species and ecosystems are accurate and available to conservation decision-makers.
When you include NatureServe in your estate plans, you play a key role in ensuring that the plants, animals, and places you care about will be enjoyed by future generations. As part of our Heritage Circle, your investment in NatureServe is an investment in the future of biodiversity.
NatureServe is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.