Ontario

The Nature Conservancy of Canada's first project in Ontario was the conservation of Cavan Swamp in 1969 — a type of wetland supporting numerous orchid species, muskrat, beaver and waterfowl. NCC has led the conservation of more than 1,400 projects across Ontario, protecting more than 178,000 acres (72,034 hectares) of this province's most ecologically significant land and water. Today, the Ontario Region continues to work with our partners to conserve Ontario's natural heritage.

Stories from the Field

Laura Robson, Acting Coordinator, Conservation Biology, Georgian Bay - Huronia (Photo by NCC)

Laura Robson, Acting Coordinator, Conservation Biology, Georgian Bay - Huronia (Photo by NCC)

Wilderness double-dating for nature nerds

With February being a month for valentines, NCC's Laura Robson shares her story of a double date that featured a rare sighting of a species at risk. Continue Reading »

Hikers in Happy Valley Forest, ON (Photo by NCC)

Hikers in Happy Valley Forest, ON (Photo by NCC)

Happy Valley Forest, Ontario: Where old-growth forest and commuters coincide

NCC invites drivers to see the Happy Valley Forest from a different perspective: how the Happy Valley Forest's trees help green the Highway 400 commute. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Black-and-white warbler (Photo by Claire Elliott/NCC staff)

So you'd like to see a warbler...

May 11, 2016

I like birding at just about any point of the year, but spring birding brings a certain excitement after a long winter season. Throughout Canada, warblers and other songbirds are starting to flock to landscapes that were recently quiet. Many are... Continue Reading »

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