Since 1962, Canada’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, the Nature Conservancy of Canada has been protecting Ontario’s most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Along with its partners, NCC has helped to protect more than 184,000 acres (74,400 hectares) in Ontario. From the north shore of Lake Superior to Pelee Island in Lake Erie, NCC works to protect the province’s most significant natural landscapes.
Stories from the Field
Twelve kilometres outside of Barrie, Ontario, lies a hidden, watery paradise that is home to a rare and precious dragonfly. Now, thanks to an additional 107 acres of protected land on the Minesing Wetlands, the Hine’s emerald dragonfly will have a chance to thrive. Continue Reading »
April 3, 2018
The Canadian Chestnut Council (CCC) is a volunteer-run scientific and charitable organization. Now in its 29th year, CCC's goal is to save the endangered American chestnut from extinction. The American chestnut was once the dominant hardwood... Continue Reading »
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Faces of NCC
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