Gary oak habitat (Photo by Tim Ennis)

Gary oak habitat (Photo by Tim Ennis)

Donor Spotlight

  • Shirley Gavlas (Photo by Martin Beaulieu)
    NCC, as seen by our donors

    What does NCC mean to our donors? Three of them generously took the time to let us know.

  • NCC Leaf logo
    Adam Harnett

    Adam saw NCC's Fighting for Canada television program and he joined the Protectors Club. "I am dedicated to NCC because they protect healthy ecosystems."

  • Tim Hartley (Photo by Wendy Hartley)
    Interview with Timothy (Tim) Hartley, ambassador for the protection of Kenauk, a territory located in Montebello, Outaouais

    A loyal donor, active volunteer and Leader in Conservation, Tim Hartley joined the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in 2014. His visionary spirit is an undeniable asset to our organization. Learn what motivates him to continue this relationship.

  • Tim Hartley (Photo by Wendy Hartley)
    Tim Hartley

    Thanks to the help of several generous donors, including Tim Hartley, NCC has worked closely with scientists and the surrounding landowners to better understand and protect the biodiversity of Kenauk.

  • Matyas Henn (Photo by NCC)
    Matyas Henn: protecting where the animals live

    You’re never too young to protect nature. Take Matyas Henn, age 4, who recently donated all of his pocket money to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC).

  • Jim Irving (Photo courtesy Jim Irving)
    J. D. Irving, Limited

    NCC is grateful to Jim and JDI for their ongoing support of NCC’s work under the Landmark Campaign.

  • Donald Johnston (courtesy of Heather Johnston)
    Remembering Donald Johnston, a conservation hero with a monumental legacy and impact

    Passionate, creative and accomplished are just a few of the many ways that those who have had the fortune to know Donald Johnston remember him. In February 2022, Donald passed away peacefully at age 85, surrounded by loved ones. His legacy lives on and continues to give back to his community by way of art, charity and environmental protection.

  • Hal Kvisle (Photo courtesy of Hal Kvisle)
    Hal Kvisle

    Hal Kvisle has nature in his blood. As the son of a biologist and dedicated conservationist, Hal grew up hiking and canoeing in the southern Alberta foothills and Red Deer River Conservation Region.

  • Photo by Boréal
    Q&A with Christian and Jean-Sébastien Lajoie, co-owners of Boréal

    Recently, we had the chance to talk with two young entrepreneurs, Christian and Jean-Sébastien Lajoie. These bold cousins decided to pursue their uncle’s work by becoming co-owners of a “mattresses inspired by nature” workshop.

  • Joan Macfarlane Bailin, 1924-2018 (Photo courtesy of Wendy Rimmer)
    Her final gift: A legacy that will live on for generations to come

    A social worker who dedicated her professional life to helping others, Joan Macfarlane Bailin also put in countless volunteer hours for the causes she held close to her heart.

  • The Mickelson family (Photo by Taylor Roades)
    The Mickelson Family

    The Mickelson family came together to celebrate the late Bob Mickelson’s life as well as create a legacy that would commemorate the family’s presence in the Roblin community for more than a century.

  • Gladys Murphy and her late husband Fergus, NCC Donors
    Gladys Murphy

    Gladys Murphy, NCC Donor

  • L-R: John Patten, Robert Patten, Susan Patten, Allan Patten (Photo courtesy of the Patten family)
    Patten Family Foundation

    The Patten Family has been a generous NCC supporter for the last decade, first through their company, A. Harvey & Company Limited, and now through the Patten Family Foundation.

  • Ann Phillips (Photo courtesy of Ann Phillips)
    Ann Phillips

    NCC donor

  • Ann Phillips (Photo courtesy of Ann Phillips)
    Ann Phillips

    When Ann Phillips joined NCC’s Saskatchewan Regional Board, she knew it wasn’t enough to give of her time and expertise.

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