British Columbia

NCC's first project in British Columbia was the acquisition of Mud Bay in 1974 — a vibrant intertidal property in Vancouver's Boundary Bay. Since then, we have completed more than 100 projects that protect almost 1 million acres (400,000 hectares) of the province's most ecologically significant land and water. Today, the BC Region continues to work with our partners to protect and steward British Columbia's natural heritage.

Stories from the Field

Paddling to Swishwash Island Nature Sanctuary (photo by NCC)

Paddling to Swishwash Island Nature Sanctuary (photo by NCC)

Celebrating partnerships: Restoring Vancouver's Swishwash Island

Conservation is key to protecting Canada’s plants and wildlife, and YVR’s partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada is striving to do just that. Continue Reading »

Peregrin falcon, BC (Photo by Stuart Clarke)

Peregrin falcon, BC (Photo by Stuart Clarke)

A conservation comeback we can all rapture in

After being designated an endangered species in the 1970s, the peregrine falcon has rebounded so much it is no longer considered a species at risk. At least for the most part. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Excited to be in the field (Photo by Lynn Pinnell)

Excited to be in the field (Photo by Lynn Pinnell)

Getting my feet wet with field work (literally)

April 11, 2018

As university students, we learn the theory behind conservation and read journal articles about the findings of studies that took place out in the field, but rarely do we get the chance to participate in real field work. I feel incredibly lucky... Continue Reading »

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