Île Deschailllons (Photo by NCC)

Île Deschailllons (Photo by NCC)

News Releases

  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada suggests leaving your old Christmas tree in your backyard
    January 2, 2020

    If you’d like to prolong the holiday spirit and share the gift of giving with wildlife, then the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has a suggestion. This year, instead of bringing your old Christmas tree to the curb, the not-for-profit, private land conservation group suggests putting it in your own backyard.
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  • Enjoy four winter activities at the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Nature Destinations
    December 19, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) encourages everyone to go out and explore Quebec's natural areas this winter. As Canada's largest private land conservation organization, NCC protects forests, rivers, prairies and lakes across the country. NCC’s Nature Destinations program offers a network of exceptional natural areas that are accessible to the public. These places are ideal to unwind in nature, engage in outdoor activities or immerse yourself in a winter wonderland.
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  • Ottawa couple protects nine kilometres on Rivière Rouge in major forest corridor in the Laurentians
    December 12, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has received a generous gift of land that expands a key wilderness corridor between Ottawa and Montreal. The not-for-profit group today announced it is now the owner of 685 hectares (1,692 acres) of forested land in Harrington, Quebec.
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  • Conservation group encourages people to leave their leaves on the ground
    October 17, 2019

    One of the most beautiful aspects of fall, the changing colour of leaves, comes with an onerous task: raking them all up. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), however, has some green advice for people wishing to avoid back-breaking yard work: leave the rake in the shed and the leaves on the ground.
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  • People encouraged to get outdoors this fall
    September 11, 2019

    If people are looking for things to see and do over this fall, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is helping out with some ideas and inspiration to spend time outdoors.
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  • NCC and RESAM join forces to protect natural environments
    September 3, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and the Regroupement des sociétés d'aménagement forestier du Québec (RESAM) are pooling their expertise to inform, engage and support woodlot owners in sustainable forest management, and as a result address climate change.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada aims to improve safety on Route 117 in the Laurentians
    August 19, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) efforts to improve safety for both motorists and wildlife in the Laurentians have received a boost.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada is committed to preventing Lyme disease
    July 16, 2019

    With summer here, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is collaborating with the Institut national de la santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) to launch a "training of trainers" project on Lyme disease and on the autonomous collection of ticks in the regions of Montérégie, Eastern Townships, Mauricie-Centre-du-Québec and Outaouais.
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  • The shores of the St. Lawrence River: an ecosystem to be protected
    July 6, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is expanding its focus in Quebec into new communities. It has identified the municipalities of Saint-Anicet, Sainte-Barbe and Dundee due to their natural environments which have high ecological importance. The charitable organization hopes to work closely with area residents to help protect privately owned lands.
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  • Explore the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Nature Destinations this summer
    July 2, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is inviting people to experience some of Quebec’s spectacular nature spots up close this summer.
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  • An ecological treasure to be cherished
    May 29, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is working closely with users of sensitive islands in the Sorel region to find a balance between land use and protecting nature. NCC has been conserving lands in the Lac Saint-Pierre archipelago, which is designated a UNESCO world biosphere reserve.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada begins year three of carapace.ca
    May 23, 2019

    On the occasion of World Turtle Day, NCC is inviting the public to report any turtles they encounter on our roads. They can do so by using the carapace.ca website.
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  • Lynx without borders
    May 8, 2019

    As part of the Ecological corridors: a climate change adaptation strategy project, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), along with five other conservation organizations and more than 40 partners, is working to help maintain connectivity corridors between protected areas in southern Quebec.
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  • The Zoo de Granby partners with the Nature conservancy of Canada to protect at-risk species in Quebec
    May 1, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and the Zoo de Granby announce a five-year partnership as part of a joint initiative to protect the habitat of threatened or vulnerable species in Quebec.
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  • Conservation puzzle coming together north of Montreal
    February 15, 2019

    With the acquisition of three properties, thanks to the help of generous donors, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has added some 234 acres (95 hectares) of protected natural areas in the Laurentian region of Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts.
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  • More protected land in the Forillon peninsula to help the movement of wildlife
    January 14, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announces the protection of an additional 64 acres (26 hectares) in the Saint-Majorique sector of the Gaspé Peninsula, through the acquisition of two new properties. The charitable organization is protecting more than 420 acres (170 hectares) of private forest along Route 197, consolidating the protection of the only terrestrial ecological link that allows wildlife to move between Forillon National Park and the large public forest lands located further west.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada suggests leaving your old Christmas tree in your backyard
    December 18, 2018

    If you’re taking down holiday decorations and thinking about ways to get rid of your Christmas tree, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has a suggestion. Instead of sending your tree to the landfill or getting it chipped up, the not-for-profit private land conservation group says there are benefits to putting it in your own backyard.
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  • Nature and me
    November 28, 2018

    On December 3, 2018 the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is holding an exploration of our relationships with nature in an event at the Moment Factory’s headquarters in Montreal.
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  • The Venise-Ouest peatland is in good hands
    October 10, 2018

    This summer, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) invited the public to a hands-on activity on its protected property in the Venise-Ouest peatland, near Lake Champlain in the Montérégie region. On a beautiful sunny day, NCC volunteers and employees took action to help restore and maintain an ecosystem that is becoming increasingly rare in Quebec: the mature silver maple grove.
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  • Additional woodlands protected in Bromont Summits Park
    September 30, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), a not-for-profit organization, is proud to announce that, in collaboration with its partners, it is now protecting 43.2 acres (17.5 hectares) of a very valuable forest on Mt. Bernard, one of the peaks of Mount Brome in Montérégie.
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