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Heller's blazingstar (Liatris helleri). NatureServe Global Status: Imperiled (G2). Photo by Gary Peeples, USFWS.

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Redback salamander (Plethodon cinereus). NatureServe Global Status: Secure (G5). Photo by Ben Lowe.

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NatureServe Network Van Tour

The pandemic has forced all of us to seek new ways to connect with one another. Now, more than ever, we’re looking to tell stories that bring us together. The NatureServe Network Van Tour is an expedition that creatively highlights how we use that information to sustain biodiversity through technology, collaborative science, and local expertise.

Check out the StoryMap blog for updates on Sean's journey, and follow NatureServe on social media to get real-time updates from the road!

The NatureServe Biodiversity Without Boundaries 2022 Conference “Coming Together for Conservation” will be held on March 22-24, 2022 in Pittsburgh, PA. This conference is a must-attend for biodiversity & conservation scientists and other professionals who strive to ensure our shared lands and waters are thriving now and in the future.
Podcast
In this timely episode of Conservation Conversations, Sean speaks with Thomas Brooks, Chief Scientist of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) ahead of the IUCN World Conservation Congress taking place September 3rd to 11th in Marseille.
Chief Scientist Dr. Healy Hamilton presented at the Esri Science Symposium, sharing stories from around the globe on why biodiversity is important and how spatial tools, including those developed by NatureServe, are essential for conservation.
Annual Report
Join us in celebrating the accomplishments we achieved at NatureServe and in the NatureServe Network during 2020. We also spotlight the new NatureServe Explorer, share key metrics of our work, and show our appreciation for our supporters. This year's report features an illustrated map of invertebrate species from every state and province in the U.S. and Canada.

Search NatureServe’s authoritative conservation database of comprehensive information on more than 100,000 plants, animals, and ecosystems.

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.

Sustaining Gifts

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.

Oak - Beech, Heath Forest

Adopt-A-Species

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.

Chocolate Lily (Fritillaria biflora)

Heritage Circle

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.

Planned Giving

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Oak - Beech / Heath Forest. Photo by Sam Sheline, NatureServe.
Chocolate Lily (Fritillaria biflora). NatureServe Global Status: Vulnerable (G3). Photo by M.E. Sanseverino.
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias). NatureServe Global Status: Secure (G5). Photo by Diana Robinson.

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