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Welcome to Conservation Gateway

The Gateway is for the conservation practitioner, scientist and decision-maker. Here we share the best and most up-to-date information we use to inform our work at The Nature Conservancy.

Key Reports, Sites and Materials from ConserveOnline


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ConserveOnline is now retired. ConserveOnline (COL) content has been moved to the Conservation Gateway, migrated to CONNECT (TNC’s intranet for staff), or posted to other websites. 

If there are specific files previously stored in COL that you are unable to locate, please send an email to Conservation Gateway and we will make every attempt to help you find your content. Please include the following information: (1) the source (article, book reference, link, bookmark, etc.) of the content you're seeking, and (2) as detailed information as possible about the title, author, date, etc.

On the Conservation Gateway, you will find content organized by three main categories and multiple sections:

Conservation Planning: Basic Framework | Business Planning | Action Planning | Meaures | Setting Priorities | Tools & Data | Partnering

Conservation Practices: Freshwater | Marine | Climate Change | Fire & Landscapes | Ecosystem Services | People & Conservation

Conservation by Geography: Africa | Asia Pacific | Latin America | North America | United States

Below are links to key reports and sites that were formerly located on ConserveOnline.

An Overview of TNC's Easement Study

IHA Software Download

Convention on Biological Diversity

Ecoregional Shapefiles (Terrestrial, Marine, and Freshwater Ecoregions)

DOI References

For comments/questions regarding the Protected Areas Tools site (new website coming soon), please contact Jamie Ervin

For comments/questions regarding the Caribbean Challenge Initiative (new website coming soon), please contact:
Brittany Isabelle
Conservation Finance Administrative Assistant
The Nature Conservancy
Phone: 1-703-841-7411
Fax: 1- 703-841-2655)

Zumwalt Prairie Workspace
Weather Station | Shrub and aspen browse monitoring report  (2012) | Zumwalt Weather Update (2012) | Zumwalt Weather Data (2006-present) | Old Field Restoration Report (2012) | Restoring  Shrub and Aspen Communities using Prescribed Fire (2012) | Zumwalt Prairie Plant List (2011) | Zumwalt Prairie Mammal List (2012) | Sixty-seven Years of Landscape Change on the Zumwalt Prairie (2012)