William Housty, the Coastwatch Program Director and a member of the Heiltsuk tribe photographed at Koeye River in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia, Canada.
William Housty, the Coastwatch Program Director and a member of the Heiltsuk tribe photographed at Koeye River in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia, Canada. William Housty, the Coastwatch Program Director and a member of the Heiltsuk tribe photographed at Koeye River in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia, Canada. © Mark Godfrey/The Nature Conservancy

Developing Solutions for People and Nature

Nature is the foundation of strong communities and a prosperous economy. Solutions that are good for people must also be good for our underlying natural systems. Our collection of research shows the breadth of our expertise.

Reports and Evaluations

  • An evaluation of the SEAS community initiative completed in 2017.

    Taking Care of What We Know

    (5.47 MB PDF)

    An Evaluation of the SEAS Community Initiative

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  • A summary of an evaluation of our Supporting Emerging Aboriginal Stewards (SEAS) program.

    Inspiring the Next Generation

    (795.33 KB PDF)

    Evaluating the Indigenous Youth Stewardship Program

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  • for Valuing Coastal Guardian Watchmen Programs

    Valuing Coastal Guardian Watchmen

    (13.21 MB PDF)

    A business case for Indigenous Guardian programs prepared by EPI EcoPlan International, Inc. for Nature United and The Coastal Steward Network.

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  • Conservation Finance to Support Canada's Target 1

    A Blueprint for Action

    (373.87 KB PDF)

    Examines the future of conservation finance and proposes a set of concrete steps to further explore and develop funding opportunities.

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Published Science

  • Conservation through co-occurrence: Woodland caribou as a focal species for boreal biodiversity by Dr. Ronnie Drever

    Conservation Through Co-Occurrence

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    Woodland caribou as a focal species for boreal biodiversity by Dr. Ronnie Drever

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  • A map shows the breadth of work that takes place within our Staying Connected Partnership.

    Staying Connected Initiative

    (78.24 MB PDF)

    Map showing the Northern Appalachian-Acadian region, the most intact temperate broadleaf forest in the world.

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