Bulb fly and camas, Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, BC (Photo by Tim Ennis/NCC)

Bulb fly and camas, Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve, BC (Photo by Tim Ennis/NCC)

News Releases

  • Fire information for BC conservation areas
    July 23, 2021

    This page provides current information about how and where wildfires are affecting NCC's conservation lands in BC.
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  • Darkwoods Conservation Area closed to all access due to large wildfire
    July 12, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has closed all public access to its Darkwoods Conservation Area due to a large wildfire in the Cultus Creek watershed
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  • Conservation groups partner to secure forested lands frequented by at-risk population of grizzly bears in the Squamish-Lillooet region
    June 28, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program have come together to find a long-term conservation solution for this ecologically important area.
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  • Precious wetlands, old-growth forest and grasslands now protected as part of internationally significant conservation area in the South Okanagan
    December 15, 2020

    Learn about the expansion of an internationally significant conservation area just outside Osoyoos. The Nature Conservancy of Canada is celebrating the addition of 126 hectares (311 acres) to the Sage and Sparrow Conservation Area.
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  • At-risk population of grizzly bears to benefit from successful conservation initiative in Pemberton Valley
    September 16, 2020

    The Ryan River Conservation Area is the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s first project in the Pemberton Valley.
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  • Badgers, bears and birds to benefit from bolstering bunchgrass conservation in Rocky Mountain Trench
    June 4, 2020

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Kootenay River Ranch Conservation Area just got bigger, thanks to the support of numerous funding partners. This project enhances existing conservation efforts in the Rocky Mountain Trench, south of Canal Flats.
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  • Conservation project protects salmon sanctuary in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest
    January 14, 2020

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has acquired a 70-hectare (174-acre) property on the Bella Coola estuary.
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  • This is big! Largest private land conservation project in Canada just got bigger
    June 21, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is pleased to announce that it has acquired 7,900 hectares (19,500 acres) of rare inland temperate rainforest in the South Selkirk Mountains. With the support of a broad range of funders, the national land trust purchased the large tract of private land, situated in the heart of its Darkwoods Conservation Area.
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  • Columbia Basin Trust joins effort to expand Darkwoods
    December 19, 2018

    Local organization's support brings NCC one step closer to securing the Next Creek property in the heart of Darkwoods.
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  • Governments of Canada and British Columbia invest in expansion of Darkwoods Conservation Area
    November 14, 2018

    Funding kick-starts Nature Conservancy of Canada campaign for conservation in the Canadian Rockies.
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  • Old homestead near Fernie now protected for grizzly bears
    June 5, 2018

    Just in time for World Environment Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada is announcing British Columbia's latest conservation project - the Morrissey Meadows Conservation Area.
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  • Healing a Hurt Land
    March 5, 2018

    A piece of heavily logged land near Gamadiis Port Clements, Haida Gwaii, will now be restored thanks to a new partnership between the Haida Nation and the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
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  • Pioneering legacy recognized in new conservation area
    July 17, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada announces the creation of a new conservation area in the Robson Valley area of British Columbia, which celebrates the memory of former resident and pioneer Anne Hicks.
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  • Conservation acquisition along the Okanagan River aims to reverse habitat loss in internationally important wetland area
    March 28, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the conservation of a 90-acre (36.4-hectare) wetland property in the heart of one of British Columbia’s best birding areas. Located along the Okanagan River in an expanse of wetland known as the Osoyoos Oxbows, the new conservation area is the latest addition to a complex of conservation lands that parallel Highway 97 between Osoyoos and Oliver.
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  • Wetland conservation in the Columbia Valley protects internationally significant habitat for migratory birds
    February 2, 2017

    In honour of World Wetlands Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada is pleased to announce a new wetland conservation project in BC's Columbia Valley.
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