Newfoundland and Labrador

As the only land trust organization in Newfoundland and Labrador, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has helped protect over 13,000 acres (5,260 hectares) of some of the best wilderness in the province. NCC currently owns land in nine project areas across the island. These range from a coastal site that hosts the East Coast Trail on the Avalon Peninsula to the internationally renowned Grand Codroy Estuary, near Channel-Port aux Basques. In Labrador, NCC created the NL Nature Atlas, an inventory of Labrador’s natural environment to support others with their land use planning. This project is being expanded to include the island of Newfoundland.

Stories from the Field

NCC Birding Bonanza Conservation Volunteers event, Grand Codroy Valley, NL (Photo by Tina Newbury)

NCC Birding Bonanza Conservation Volunteers event, Grand Codroy Valley, NL (Photo by Tina Newbury)

Save the date!

Check out NCC's jam-packed volunteer events lineup. There is something for everyone! Continue Reading »

Freshwater Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (Photo by Dennis Minty)

Freshwater Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (Photo by Dennis Minty)

NCC’s new project at Freshwater Bay

Read up on Megan Lafferty's op-ed piece on the Freshwater Bay project! Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Forested wetlands in summer (Photo by Mary Gartshore)

Forested wetlands in summer (Photo by Mary Gartshore)

Heard it from a Scout: Wonderful wetlands

May 21, 2018

Wetlands are a pivotal part of Canada’s environment. They play a vital role in maintaining the natural balance of ecosystems. Wetlands are areas of land that become submerged or saturated with water either year-round or throughout part of... Continue Reading »

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