America’s experience with cherished landscapes and wildlife has helped define and shape our national character and identity for generations. Protecting these natural resources is a cause that has long united Americans from all walks of life and political stripes. To hunters, anglers, hikers, birders, wildlife watchers, boaters, climbers, campers, cyclists, gardeners, farmers, forest stewards, and other outdoor enthusiasts, this conservation ethic represents a sacred duty and obligation to protect and build upon our conservation heritage for the sake of wildlife, ourselves, our neighbors, and—most of all—for future generations.
Over the next 30 years, we're taking steps to reverse wildlife population declines and increase their numbers. »
We’re addressing the environmental issues that threaten healthy wildlife populations and put species at risk. »
The American landscape is an intricate patchwork of habitats that need our help to be protected, restored, and connected. »
Saving America’s wildlife strengthens our democracy and prosperity for future generations. Join our conservation army. »
Our nation's diverse and wondrous lands provide invaluable resources that require bold, future-focused management strategies. »
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President and CEO Collin O’Mara reveals in a TEDx Talk why it is essential to connect our children and future generations with wildlife and the outdoors—and how doing so is good for our health, economy, and environment.Watch Now
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Savvy gardeners know that keeping fallen leaves on their property benefits wildlife and the environment.