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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 is proud to announce the launch of its Western Conservation Data Portal, an innovative resource designed to support the prioritization of conservation resources across the vast and ecologically rich American West.
Annual Report
NatureServe’s 2023 Annual Report is now available! Explore key highlights and success stories from our conservation initiatives, discover detailed insights into the state of biodiversity in North America, and learn more about North America's extinct species through an interactive, illustrated map.

In this final episode of Conservation Conversations, recorded live from the Biodiversity Without Boundaries conference, we hear from passionate individuals within the NatureServe Network about what inspired them at the event.
NatureServe is proud to announce NatureServe Explorer Pro, an innovative tool that elevates the capabilities of the open-access database NatureServe Explorer. advanced platform provides users with unparalleled access to detailed information on at-risk species, reinforcing NatureServe's commitment to conserving biodiversity as the go-to source for decision-quality biodiversity data.

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

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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.

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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


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)

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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

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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