The Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC's) first project in Quebec was the Heikalo (Île aux Moutons) property in 1978. The three-hectare (seven-acre) island is located east of Montreal. Since then, we have completed more than 300 projects on 45,000 hectares (more than 111,000 acres). 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
In order to survive, all animals, but especially large mammals, need to move to habitats where they can reproduce, feed and find shelter. Vanishing forests and landscape fragmentation is a direct threat to their survival unless we protect the passages, called ecological corridors, which connect territories together. Continue Reading »
This fall, the monarch butterfly, an emblematic insect of North American, will begin its journey to Mexico, one of the most important migratory phenomena in the animal kingdom. Continue Reading »
September 11, 2019
Whether in the form of bridges or tunnels, wildlife crossings make roads safer by protecting humans and animals from collisions while helping maintain the connectivity of natural environments. “Things are not always what they seem: the deer... Continue Reading »
Find out about our conservation projects, research activities, land management priorities and more. Read more »
Learn about where and how we are focussing our conservation efforts in Quebec.
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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 Quebec.
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