British Columbia

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The Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC's) first project in British Columbia was to help with 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 more than 820,000 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. This work is focussed in 11 priority natural areas across the province.

Stories from the Field

Mushrooms of mycorrhizal fungi associated with Garry oak trees (Photo by Larry White)

Mushrooms of mycorrhizal fungi associated with Garry oak trees (Photo by Larry White)

What's in a name?

As we learn more about the mutually beneficial relationship between Garry oak trees and the microscopic fungi at their root tips, a team of researchers are untangling decades of misidentification with these fungi species. Continue Reading »

Side channel of Elk River at Morrissey Meadows (Photo by NCC)

Side channel of Elk River at Morrissey Meadows (Photo by NCC)

Building wetlands, enhancing resiliency

Building a stable shoreline by Elk River's side channel in Morrissey Meadows is key to restoring connectivity for endangered trout species and ensuring ecosystem resiliency for carnivores traversing on the land. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Hikers at Freshwater Bay, NL (Photo by Dennis Minty)

Hikers at Freshwater Bay, NL (Photo by Dennis Minty)

CARE: What does impact look like?

March 28, 2022

We know there has never been a more important time for nature, nor a greater need for the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) mission. The twin global crises of dramatic biodiversity loss and climate change will mark the decade... Continue Reading »

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