The most knowledgeable biodiversity experts and field biologists in the Western Hemisphere comprise NatureServe and its member programs. The shared mission of these 1,000 conservation professionals: To provide the scientific basis for effective conservation action.
With expertise in botany, zoology, ecology, and conservation biology, we are a leading source for information about at-risk species and threatened ecosystems throughout the United States, nearly all of Canada, and much of Latin America.
The infographic below offers a look at the what, where, and how of our essential work. For a sense of the who and the why, watch these testimonials from some of our most ardent supporters. Read about our 40-year history here. And watch this video by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, made when NatureServe won the prestigious MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.
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