The History of Conservation is a chronological timeline of some of the important events that have happened to the conservation movement. Included are plenty of references to important books to read as well.

There have also been many laws passed by our government regarding conservation. See Conservation Laws.

Conservation Organizations

The Land Institute – working to develop perennial crops to conserve our food supply, protect biodiversity, and improve soil conditions.

See our growing list of amazing conservation organizations.

Conservation Locations


Prairies are near the top of the list when it comes to conservation. We owe the abundant productive farmland to prairies and it is our mission to promote and protect prairie conservation and restoration. Learn more.

Conservation Heroes

Aldo Leopold

John James Audubon

John Muir

Theodore Roosevelt – our best conservation President

George Bird Grinnell

Rachel Carson

Terry Tempest Williams