Mission & Vision

We are a statewide network of over 60 environmental, community, and environmental justice organizations focused on protecting North Carolina’s environment and public health.


NC Conservation Network supports, trains, and coordinates diverse groups and directly advocates to achieve equitable and sustainable solutions for our environment.


Our vision is for diverse groups to engage in environmental policy decision-making at all levels of government – creating a North Carolina committed to improving and protecting the state’s vast natural resources, fostering environmental justice, and ensuring healthy, sustainable communities with a high quality of life.

To reach our vision, the NC Conservation Network:

  1. Trains, supports, and organizes the state’s diverse environmental community.
  2. Researches, promotes, and enacts policy that protects the environment.
  3. Develops clear and succinct messages that will be utilized to achieve advocacy successes.
  4. Engages North Carolinians to support environmental policy.


The organization was launched in 1998 by a collaborative effort of more than 60 NC conservation, environmental justice, and community groups to improve the community`s communications and its capacity for effective advocacy.

More Info

To learn more about the NC Conservation Network, check out our 2019 Annual Report and our 2018 Form 990 Tax Return.

If you have any questions about our work, please email Nicole Stewart, Development Director, at nicole@ncconservationnetwork.org.

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