The Nature Conservancy worked with a wide range partners to develop the Floodplain Prioritization Tool (FP Tool) to identify places within the Mississippi River Basin where restoration or conservation would have the greatest impact on the overall health of this iconic river system.
These tools are available for all of us to improve our understanding of the challenges facing Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s water and to communicate the importance of having ample freshwater for the future.
The Nature Conservancy, along with global, regional and local partners, have developed a powerful spatial decision support tool and suite of web apps, called the Natural Solutions Toolkit, that puts scientific information in the hands of public agencies, communities and key stakeholders.
Reduced aquatic connectivity, the fragmentation of river habitats by dams, road-stream crossings (e.g. culverts) and other aquatic barriers, is one of the primary threats to aquatic species in the United States.
The Coastal Alabama Restoration Tool will house a wealth of data and information about our natural resources and watersheds and provide robust analyses and modeling to inform decisions about managing watershed health, landscape integrity, water quality, surface water flow, biological condition, and groundwater resources.
The Nature Conservancy is partnering with Microsoft to address the world’s most pressing issues in ocean, coastal, floodplain, and watershed environments through the expansion of The Nature Conservancy’s Natural Solutions Toolkit.
More than half the wetlands once found in Wisconsin are gone. They were filled in or drained to grow crops and build cities and roads. With the loss of our wetlands went the many services they provide.
Florida’s natural areas, lakes, rivers, aquifers and working forests provide clean, bountiful water supplies for people and nature and are prized recreational resources among swimmers, divers, boaters, anglers and others.
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