Hemlock Draw Preserve, located in the Baraboo Hills of Wisconsin © Mark Godfrey

Speak Up For Nature

Read more about the issues you care about and then Use Your Outside Voice to call your Congressman, write to your Senator or attend a town hall meeting.

Support nature and help defend programs that will protect the outdoor places you love.

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. But every day, decisions are made at the local, state and national level that affect the health of our lands, the water we drink and the air we breathe.

Quick Links to Official Government Web sites
www.whitehouse.gov www.senate.gov www.house.gov

Speak up for the:

Wildfire Disaster Funding - The Wildfire Disaster Funding Act would fund emergency wildfires like other emergencies, ensuring that forest and conservation programs are not raided when suppression funds are depleted. This would bring up-front funding certainty for fire fighters and stability for forest health enhancement activities. Learn More.

Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) - The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) protects land and water for nature and people. Read how LWCFbalances the loss of a natural resource – offshore oil and gas – by using a portion of drilling fees to protect important land and water resources.

Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) - The Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration program (CFLRP) was established to foster collaborative, science-based restoration on priority forest landscapes across the U.S. Read about the successes of CFLRP and how you can continue to support important programs like this.