The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is a leader in conservation science and planning. Learn more about some of the concepts and terms behind our work, or download some of our conservation planning documents.
What’s an alvar? What are alien invasive species? Why are old-growth forests important? Learn the basics about these conservation concepts, and more.
Quickly find definitions on some of our key terms.
Featured Species Gallery
Read about some of the Canadian species whose habitat we are working to protect.
Invasive species are a major threat to our ecosystems.
Our conservation blueprints, which form the core of our work, are shared widely with other conservation groups and organizations. Download them here.