Tatlayoko Ranch, BC (Photo by Tim Ennis/NCC)

Tatlayoko Ranch, BC (Photo by Tim Ennis/NCC)

Our partners

Partnership is at the heart of every conservation success. Our partners include communities, landowners, foundations, corporations, governments, universities, other conservation organizations and individuals. We are grateful to our partners who have been with us year after year, sharing our passion and vision for a natural Canada. Thank you for your support.

The partners listed below represent groups that have an ongoing involvement in NCC's work.

Individual donors are listed in our annual report

Science and stewardship partners

Every year, dozens of groups engage with us out on the land. These partners help advance our mission of being an active contributor to conservation science and stewardship in BC.

Academic institutions

Our conservation properties often serve as "living laboratories" for conservation research. These partners have worked with us over the years to build the conservation community's body of knowledge for conservation in BC.

  • Camosun College
  • Cheakamus Centre
  • College of the Rockies
  • Beaty Biodiversity Museum
  • Bird Studies Canada
  • British Columbia Conservation Data Centre
  • Haig-Brown Institute
  • Hakai Beach Institute
  • Royal BC Museum
  • Sanford Fleming College
  • Shaw Discover Centre
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Northern British Columbia
  • University of Victoria
  • Vancouver Island University


While most of our work takes place on private land, we still work closely with local and provincial governments to manage our lands and support the conservation management of connected crown and municipal lands.

  • Capital Regional District
  • Cariboo Regional District
  • City of Campbell River
  • City of Langford
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District
  • District of Highlands
  • Government of Canada
  • Province of British Columbia
  • Regional District of Nanaimo

First Nations

We work closely with a number of First Nations communities in their traditional territories in order to achieve our mutual conservation goals.

  • Council of the Haida Nation
  • Cowichan Tribes
  • En'owkin Centre
  • Heiltsuk Nation
  • Ktunaxa Nation
  • QQS Project Society
  • Tsawout First Nation
  • T'sou-ke Nation
  • Wuikinuxv Nation
  • Xeni Gwet'in Nation

Ranching and forestry partners

We are proud to partner with a number of innovative resource-based businesses who share a deep knowledge and respect for the land. Each of these businesses is successfully building sustainable land-use practices. By partnering with NCC, they help to ensure the ongoing health of our shared natural resources.

  • Frolek Cattle Co. Ltd.
  • Pine Butte Ranch
  • Tembec Inc.
  • Thunder Hill Ranch
  • Tranquille Livestock Association

Conservation and environmental groups

Many different groups are working around BC for a common conservation goal. It is our privilege to join forces with these local groups and other provincial conservation organizations to pool our resources for the benefit of our natural heritage.

  • Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Invasive Plant Committee
  • Central Kootenay Invasive Plant Committee
  • Canada World Youth
  • Canadian Wildlife Service
  • Coastal Douglas-fir and Associated Ecosystems Conservation Partnership
  • Cowichan Community Land Trust
  • Cowichan Valley Naturalists' Society
  • Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area
  • Denman Conservancy Association
  • Discovery Coast Greenways Land Trust
  • Ducks Unlimited Canada
  • East Kootenay Invasive Plant Council
  • Ecostudies Institute
  • Eniyud Community Forest
  • Fraser Salmon and Watersheds Program
  • Galiano Conservancy Association
  • Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team
  • Grassland Conservation Council of British Columbia
  • Greenways Land Trust
  • Habitat Acquisition Trust
  • Islands Trust Fund
  • Kootenay Conservation Program
  • Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance
  • Pacific Coast Joint Venture
  • Pender Island Conservancy
  • Quadra Island Conservation and Stewardship Society
  • Quamichan Watershed Society
  • Raincoast Conservation Society
  • Rocky Mountain Trench Restoration Program
  • Salt Spring Island Conservancy
  • Somenos Management Committee
  • South Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Program
  • Southern Interior Weed Management Committee
  • The Nature Conservancy of Montana
  • The Nature Trust of BC
  • Trans-border Grizzly Bear Project
  • Wings Over the Rockies Festival

Outdoor clubs

People who spend time in nature understand how precious our natural environment is. Many contribute to the work we do by being our eyes, ears and hands out on the land. 

  • Association of British Columbia Snowmobile Clubs
  • Canal Flats Wilderness Club
  • Creston Valley Rod and Gun Club
  • Fernie Hiking Club
  • Fernie Trails Alliance
  • Kamloops Naturalist Club
  • South Okanagan Naturalists' Club
  • Victoria Natural History Society

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