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
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 »
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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Learn about where and how we are focussing our conservation efforts in Ontario.
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Faces of NCC
Meet some of the staff, volunteers and supporters who make our work possible. Read more »
Read the latest NCC news in Ontario.
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