Gary oak habitat (Photo by Tim Ennis/NCC)

Gary oak habitat (Photo by Tim Ennis/NCC)

Donor Spotlight

  • Marianne Girling (Photo courtesy of Karen Girling)
    Marianne Girling

    Marianne Girling’s passion for nature and philanthropy lives on through a generous gift in her Will.

  • Matyas Henn (Photo by NCC)
    Matyas Henn: protecting where the animals live

    You’re never too young to protect nature. Take Matyas Henn, age 4, who recently donated all of his pocket money to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC).

  • Marjorie Cameron (Photo by Nathan Elson)
    Marjorie Cameron

    Marjorie Cameron’s life-long passion for the Canadian Prairies is helping ensure a future for greater sage-grouse.

  • Lynda Griffiths (Photo by Nathan Elson)
    Lynda Griffiths

    Thanks to the support of a broad range of funders, including a gift from Lynda Griffiths, NCC has added the Next Creek lands to Darkwoods, expanding the property by 7,900 hectares (19,500 acres).

  • The Mickelson family (Photo by Taylor Roades)
    The Mickelson Family

    The Mickelson family came together to celebrate the late Bob Mickelson’s life as well as create a legacy that would commemorate the family’s presence in the Roblin community for more than a century.

  • Joan Feather (Photo courtesy of Joan Feather)
    Joan Feather

    Joan Feather is a hero for grasslands in Saskatchewan. She is a shining example of thousands of NCC donors who support our work from coast to coast to coast.

  • Allan Shaw (Photo by Denis Duquette)
    Allan Shaw

    In a choice between nature and development, Allan Shaw chose to go green.

  • Tim Hartley (Photo by Wendy Hartley)
    Tim Hartley

    Thanks to the help of several generous donors, including Tim Hartley, NCC has worked closely with scientists and the surrounding landowners to better understand and protect the biodiversity of Kenauk.

  • Jean-Michel Beaulieu
    Jean-Michel Beaulieu: Going the distance for our environment

    Jean-Michel Beaulieu, a member of the Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC’s) young philanthropist leaders committee, recently held his third fundraising event for Canada's natural areas.

  • John Caraberis and Bonnie Bond (Photo by NCC)
    John Caraberis and Bonnie Bond

    John Caraberis and Bonnie Bond have been involved with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) as donors and volunteers for three decades. The couple helped establish the Pugwash Estuary Nature Reserve, now an NCC Nature Destination.

  • Trail marking at Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve (Photo by NCC)
    Paul Archer’s challenge

    At the end of 2018, Paul Archer, chair of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC)'s regional board and a loyal NCC partner, took up a fundraising challenge. Its goal: to support NCC in our efforts to provide access to nature through the development of safe trails.

  • Paul Archer (NCC), Denis Paradis (Government of Canada), Jean Laporte (NCC), Isabelle Charest (Government of Quebec), Robert Winsor (donor), Marie-Josée Auclair (Appalachian Corridor), Joël Bonin (NCC), Mélanie Lelièvre (Appalachian Corridor), Michel Saucier (donor), Gisèle Beaulieu (donor), Jacques Drolet (Bolton-Ouest) and Bertrand Larivée (Conservation lac à la Truite Orford) (Photo by Martin Beaulieu)
    They’re protecting the Green Mountains

    Sometimes, it’s a special love for a region that motivates our donors. A look at our recent recognition event in the heart of the Green Mountains, in the Eastern Townships, is a shining example of that.

  • Shirley Gavlas (Photo by Martin Beaulieu)
    NCC, as seen by our donors

    What does NCC mean to our donors? Three of them generously took the time to let us know.

  • Tim Hartley (Photo by Wendy Hartley)
    Interview with Timothy (Tim) Hartley, ambassador for the protection of Kenauk, a territory located in Montebello, Outaouais

    A loyal donor, active volunteer and Leader in Conservation, Tim Hartley joined the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in 2014. His visionary spirit is an undeniable asset to our organization. Learn what motivates him to continue this relationship.

  • Peter Solonysznyj (Photo by Silvana Pozzebon)
    Peter Solonysznyj, long-time NCC volunteer and donor in Quebec

    Peter Solonysznyj has been a faithful and committed donor, leader in conservation and Conservation Volunteer at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) since 2008. Learn about what motivates him to be such a nature lover.

  • Photo by Boréal
    Q&A with Christian and Jean-Sébastien Lajoie, co-owners of Boréal

    Recently, we had the chance to talk with two young entrepreneurs, Christian and Jean-Sébastien Lajoie. These bold cousins decided to pursue their uncle’s work by becoming co-owners of a “mattresses inspired by nature” workshop.

  • Bolton Hills (Photo by NCC)
    Q&A with Joan, long-time NCC donor in Quebec

    Joan has been a faithful and committed donor to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) since 2004. Learn about her affinity for nature and why she remains a long-time supporter of NCC.

  • Jean-Michel Beaulieu (left), before the start (Photo by Marie-Eve Dufresne)
    Jean-Michel Beaulieu

    For some people, I am a “treehugger” fighting for a useless cause: protecting the Earth. Why would you want to protect it? What they need to understand is that it is not the Earth that we are protecting, it is humanity and all the life that inhabits it.

  • Dr. Philippe Blais (Photo courtesy of Dr. Philippe Blais)
    Dr. Philippe Blais

    Dr. Philippe Blais shares his experience as a donor and volunteer. A Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) partner since 2009 and a Leader in Conservation, Dr. Blais is also an active volunteer.

  • Portage Lake (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)
    Trottier Family Foundation

    We sat down with the Trottier Family Foundation to get a sense what motivated them to support environmental philanthropy.


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