Surveying, QC (Photo by NCC)

Surveying, QC (Photo by NCC)

News Releases

  • New chair appointed to Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Quebec Regional Board
    December 6, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Quebec Region is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Archer as Chair of its Regional Board. Archer will draw on his vast experience as a chartered financial analyst and expertise in the banking services of large corporations in Quebec.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada protects important habitat for Van Brunt’s Jacob’s-ladder
    November 8, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada announces that a new protected property has been added in the Estrie. Covering an area of almost 31 hectares (76 acres), it is located in Ham-Sud, about 50 km northeast of Sherbrooke, in the border mountains region. Protecting this property is essential to the survival of the populations of Van Brunt's Jacob's-ladder in Canada, a floral species at risk.
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  • Jean Laporte joins management team of the Nature Conservancy of Canada in Quebec
    October 25, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada, Canada's leading not-for-profit private land conservation organization is pleased to announce that Jean Laporte joined the organization in the fall of 2017 as Regional Vice President.
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  • Economic value of green spaces and nature to be discussed in Montreal
    October 23, 2017

    A local discussion in Montreal on Monday will highlight the value of local green spaces, nature and how preserving it can help our communities adapt to climate change.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada and Appalachian Corridor partner to protect more than 148 acres (60 hectares) in the Glen–Foster forest
    October 20, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and Appalachian Corridor have announced that a protected area in the Green Mountains is expanding. Over 148 additional acres (60 hectares) in the Green Mountains are being conserved.
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  • A conservation site on Isle-aux-Grues will be accessible to the world through Google Maps
    September 12, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is again teaming up with Google to map a beautiful nature site in Quebec. When the project is done, people will be able to go on a virtual tour of the Jean-Paul-Riopelle Nature Reserve, located on Isle-aux-Grues, about 80 kilometres east of Quebec City.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada announces the protection of 6,000 hectares on the historic Kenauk property (the Seigneurie Papineau) between Montreal and Ottawa
    June 5, 2017

    On the occasion of World Environment Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners announce the protection of 6,000 hectares (15,000 acres), representing a 3-kilometre wide and 20-kilometre long corridor, on the Kenauk property.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada launches the Carapace Project to help save Quebec’s turtles!
    May 25, 2017

    In anticipation of the turtle egg-laying period that begins in June, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is launching the website carapace.ca, calling on people to report turtle sightings throughout Quebec. This will help identify sites in need of conservation action.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada's mission to save Quebec’s turtles
    May 23, 2017

    On the occasion of World Turtle Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing the protection of two new properties, île Hébert on the Lake of Two Mountains at the western tip of Montreal Island, and île Reid on the Ottawa River, east of Isle-aux-Allumettes.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada welcomes the conservation investment presented in Quebec's provincial budget
    March 30, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) applauds the Government of Quebec for its $15-million contribution that will improve the province’s protected area network on privately owned lands.
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  • New protected natural environments on the islands and shores of the Saint Lawrence River
    February 10, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has announced the protection of three new natural sites on the shores and islands of the Saint Lawrence River, thanks to generous donors. These important projects, totalling 51 acres (21 hectares) are unique ecosystems that join the 7,400 acres (3,000 hectares) of natural island and river shore environments already conserved by NCC.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada protects its first property in the Baie des Chaleurs
    December 15, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada announces the protection of its first property on the Baie des Chaleurs. The property, which is around 7.4 acres (3 hectares), is situated within the salt marshes (‘barachois’) of Nouvelle River, in the township of Nouvelle in the Gaspé Peninsula.
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  • The Bromont Summits Park – builder campaign: A long-lasting gift to show your true nature
    December 12, 2016

    Protégeons Bromont, the Société de conservation du Mont Brome, Appalachian Corridor and les Amis des sentiers de Bromont are proud to join the Nature Conservancy of Canada in launching the official fund-raising campaign to secure the 370 acres (150 hectares) needed for the future Bromont Summits Park.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada commits to help community to protect 150 hectares of natural environment on Mont Brome
    November 26, 2016

    NCC is delighted with the conservation-oriented agreement reached by the town of Bromont and Bromont, montagne d’expérience. The organization commits to take steps to secure, between now and February 2018, the entire southern side of Mont Brome at Bromont.
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  • WHY FORESTS MATTER
    October 28, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is urging Canadians to consider the true value of preserving our forests. This year’s edition of the popular national speaker’s series, Why Forests Matters, will take place in Montreal, November 9, with a look at the natural capital of our forests.
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  • Drones for conservation
    October 3, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is capturing never-before-seen images of its Saint Lawrence island and rivershore properties, thanks to a partnership with Helios UAV and Immophoto, who have generously offered their time and expertise.
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  • Laurentians area Conservation Site to be Seen Around the World on Google Maps
    August 30, 2016

    When the project is done, people will be able to go on a virtual tour of the Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve, 60 kilometres north of Montreal, nestled in the heart of the Piedmont, Prévost and Saint-Hippolyte Escarpments.
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  • The community and the Nature Conservancy of Canada join forces to protect the gateway to the Green Mountains Nature Reserve in Sutton
    August 27, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) acknowledges the major donors and community who have contributed to protecting over 3 square kilometres in the Green Mountains – Sutton area.
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  • Promoting the Protection and Discovery of the Laurentians
    July 26, 2016

    NCC together with its partners have released a Master Plan for the Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve (RNAK).
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  • Young biologists set off to discover birds of prey in the escarpments and flora on the ecological trail
    July 18, 2016

    Around thirty children in the Montreal summer camp “la ruelle potagère” will become biologists-in-training during a Nature Day in the Laurentides region organized by the NCC and HSBC Bank Canada.
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