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

  • Long-sought protection of BC’s Incomappleux Valley realized through collaboration
    January 25, 2023

    Today the Nature Conservancy of Canada is celebrating the protection of 75,000 hectares in the Incomappleux Valley in southeastern British Columbia through its participation in a diverse conservation partnership.
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  • Family secures a natural future for beloved marsh by donating land for conservation
    June 16, 2022

    After more than half a century of caring for the forests and wetlands on their property on Slocan Lake, the Alvarez family has ensured a permanent conservation future for their land by donating it to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC).
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  • Game-changing investment in nature will accelerate protection of high priority BC landscapes
    June 6, 2022

    Teck Resources Limited has pledged $12 million to NCC as part of the company’s commitment to be nature positive by 2030. The donation will support new land conservation projects in the province that are only possible with multi-partner collaboration.
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  • Bella Coola couple, Nuxalk Nation and Nature Conservancy of Canada come together to create sanctuary for birds and other wildlife
    December 14, 2021

    A riverfront property in the Bella Coola Valley that local residents Harvey and Carol Thommasen purchased in 2018 with the aim of making it a bird sanctuary is now the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s newest conservation area in British Columbia.
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  • Vancouver couple puts their money where their hearts are
    October 26, 2021

    Al Collings and Hilary Stevens believe everyday citizens have a critical role to play in combatting climate change and protecting nature. Instead of leaving it only to governments to take action on the climate and ecological crises, Al and Hilary have chosen to put their money where their hearts are.
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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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