Quebec

The Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC's) first project in Quebec was the Heikalo (Île aux Moutons) property in 1978. The seven-acre (three-hectare) island is located east of Montreal. Since then, we have completed more than 300 projects on more than 111,000 acres (45,000 hectares). We aim to protect Quebec’s most ecologically significant lands and waters. Thanks to this work, 200 at-risk plant and animal species have now protected habitats. NCC continues to work with our partners to protect and steward Quebec's natural heritage. We work in 15 priority natural areas across the province.

Stories from the Field

Blanding's Turtle (Photo by NCC)

Blanding's Turtle (Photo by NCC)

The challenge of beaver dams in Blanding's turtle habitat

While some people consider them adorable, beavers can cause serious headaches for landowners and municipalities that have to deal with dams on their property. NCC has come to their rescue with a series of awareness workshops, helping to ensure the survival of the Blanding's turtle. Continue Reading »

Green Mountains, Sutton area (Photo by Guillaume Simoneau)

Green Mountains, Sutton area (Photo by Guillaume Simoneau)

Nature and me: Cultivating the relationship

For many of us, our relationship with nature is no longer what it used to be. How does this affect our quality of life? How can we reconcile modernity and nature? Experts explored these questions at an event organized in Montreal by the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

The Wildpaths maritimes project is a citizen science project that helps protect wildlife by using the iNaturalist app. (Photo by NCC)

The Wildpaths maritimes project is a citizen science project that helps protect wildlife by using the iNaturalist app. (Photo by NCC)

Citizen science 101

October 24, 2018

Close your eyes and picture a scientist. What do you see? Lab coats, goggles and beakers of bubbling liquids? A perplexed set of eyes staring back at you through a window filled with complex equations beyond comprehension? Ask the internet and it... Continue Reading »

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