White trillium, Creemore Nature Reserve, ON (Photo by NCC)

White trillium, Creemore Nature Reserve, ON (Photo by NCC)

News Releases

  • Piece of Ontario twice the size of Bermuda now protected
    August 19, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announces the protection of 10,730 hectares (26,514 acres) on Cockburn Island, in northern Lake Huron.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada protects rare piece of Essex nature
    August 14, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the protection of 41 hectares (102 acres) of rare wetlands, woods and meadows in the heart of Essex County, along Cedar Creek.
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  • Non-profit receives new ammunition in the battle against Canada’s worst invasive species
    August 2, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is getting help to control invasive phragmites in Norfolk County, thanks to an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant.
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  • Help protect a key piece of Wolfe Island coastline
    August 1, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking to protect almost 40 hectares (100 acres) of meadow, wetland and shoreline on Staley Point – once home to French aristocracy, fur trappers, French settlers and Loyalist farmers.
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  • Important piece of Prince Edward County’s heritage protected for long term
    May 28, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners today announced the creation of a new 31-hectare (76-acre) conserved area near Belleville, Ontario.
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  • Celebrating birds on the plains
    May 13, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), in honour of the 26th World Migratory Bird Day, hosted the 2nd Hazel Bird Day.
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  • Non-profit looking to expand conservation lands in Essex County
    April 16, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is looking to protect 102 acres (41 hectares) of rare wetlands, woods and meadows in the heart of Essex County.
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  • A champion for conservation
    April 5, 2019

    Thanks to retired businessman Frank Charles Miller’s million-dollar donation, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will be able to protect more conservation land in Ontario.
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  • The race is on to conserve Lake Huron’s last, large wilderness island in the Great Lakes
    March 22, 2019

    This World Water Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing a campaign to expand a large conservation area on Cockburn Island. If successful, it will become the national not-for-profit land trust’s largest land conservation project in Ontario.
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  • Massive wetland creation project announced
    February 2, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking to undertake a large-scale, multi-year restoration project on Pelee Island in Lake Erie. Over the next few years, the national land conservation organization will create a substantial 62-acre (25-hectare) wetland, restore 20 acres (8 hectares) of native meadow, tackle invasive phragmites, and create new trails and signage to welcome island visitors and the local community.
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  • Ontario species at risk get increased protection
    December 17, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and Long Point Basin Land Trust (LPBLT) today announced the protection of four sites totalling 145 hectares (358 acres). These expand an important conservation area near Port Rowan, just north of Lake Erie.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada hosts final instalment in event series highlighting the importance of citizen science
    October 18, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is pleased to present Ontario NatureTalks, generously supported by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), taking place this Thursday in Ottawa, Ontario.
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  • Swapping shrubs for songbirds
    October 11, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) can now do more to help grassland birds on the internationally important Carden Alvar, located northeast of Lake Simcoe.
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  • One of the last wild shorelines on Presqu’ile Bay protected for the long term
    October 10, 2018

    Today, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), announced the protection of 93 hectares (231 acres) and 2.5 kilometres of undeveloped Lake Ontario shoreline and coastal wetland near Brighton, Ontario.
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  • Rare coastal wetlands protected on the north shore of Lake Superior
    September 14, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners today announced the creation of a new 3,170-hectare (7,835-acre) protected area in northwestern Ontario.
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  • Citizen science leading to new discoveries, thanks to advances in technology
    August 30, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is pleased to present Ontario NatureTalks, generously supported by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), taking place this Thursday near Kingston, Ontario.
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  • Help for an endangered songbird rarer than the panda
    July 25, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the expansion of an important conservation area in eastern Ontario. The non-profit conservation group has purchased 31 hectares (78 acres) of key eastern loggerhead shrike habitat north of Napanee.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada protects heart of last intact forest corridor along Rideau Waterway
    June 14, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing the protection of 48 hectares (120 acres), including 2.5 kilometres of historic Rideau Waterway shoreline, on Whitefish Lake. Thanks to the support of many donors, this important piece of the local conservation puzzle is now protected for the long term.
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  • Celebrating restoration on the plains
    May 12, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), in honour of World Migratory Bird Day, hosted the inaugural Hazel Bird Day; a family-friendly event with hikes, talks and a BBQ lunch at the Hazel Bird Nature Reserve, on the Rice Lake Plains, just 20 minutes north of Cobourg.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada increases protection for Minesing Wetlands
    April 11, 2018

    Just in time for spring, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is adding over 100 acres (43 hectares) of protected area to the Minesing Wetlands, a significant site for migrating wetland birds heading north for the season.
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