The Nature Conservancy of Canada's work in Ontario began with the conservation of Cavan Swamp in 1969; a wetland that supports numerous orchid species, muskrat, beaver and waterfowl. Since then, NCC has led the conservation of more than 1,400 projects across Ontario, protecting more than 190,000 acres (77,000 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
Conservation Volunteers willow and dogwood planting event at Creemore Nature Preserve, 2014 (Photo by NCC)
John Grant, former program director for midwestern Ontario and the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) longest-serving employee, reflects on his career in conservation and on what the future holds for the next chapter of NCC’s story. Continue Reading »
April 11, 2017
The tall trees in the MacMillan Nature Reserve stand like an island of green within the urban matrix of Vaughan, Ontario. Sprawling and sparkling new subdivisions splash up against three sides of this natural area; a five-lane roadway borders the... Continue Reading »
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Faces of NCC
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