*Nature Conservancy in Oregon
Phone: (503) 802-8100 | Fax: (503) 802-8199
http://nature.org/oregon | email@example.com
About The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
Why We're Successful
- We work closely with partners, corporations, indigenous people and traditional communities all over the world, and people like you.
- We have a science-based plan that achieves tangible results all over the world.
- We use a non-confrontational, collaborative approach.
- We continually strive to exercise integrity beyond reproach and to operate openly and transparently as we pursue our mission.
Demonstrating Our Accountability
As a charity, we hold ourselves accountable to our members and to all those who have a stake in preserving our precious natural resources. The Nature Conservancy is highly rated by charity watchdog organizations:
- The Nature Conservancy's strong performance is recognized by Charity Navigatoras exceeding industry standards.
- The Nature Conservancy meets all of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability.
- The Nature Conservancy rates as one of the most trusted organization in a recent poll by Harris Interactive®.
- The American Institute of Philanthropy has awarded The Nature Conservancy an "A-" rating.
- Forbes magazine rated The Nature Conservancy's fundraising efficiency at 86% in its annual survey of the largest U.S. charities.
- The Nature Conservancy is applying for accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission which recognizes organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands.
Fast Facts About The Nature Conservancy
- We were founded in 1951.
- We work in all 50 United States and more than 30 countries.
- We have protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of river around the world.
- We have more than 100 marine conservation projects in 21 countries and 22 US states.
- We have more than 1 million members and supporters.
- We have more than 1,500 dedicated volunteers.
- We have 3,200 employees, including hundreds of staff scientists.
For highlights of our conservation work and to read more about our current projects, please visit our web site at Nature.org/Oregon.
Visit a Preserve
The Nature Conservancy in Oregon has helped protect more than 505,000 acres of ecologically important habitats. For information on how to visit a preserve near you, click here.