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The Nature Conservancy of Canada's first acquisition in the Manitoba Region was in 1977. Today, we have conserved and protected over 71,161 hectares (175,843 acres) across nine natural areas critical to Manitoba's biodiversity. These areas provide important habitat for thousands of species of plants and animals, many of which are endangered or at risk. Thanks to the generous donations of Manitobans and our partners, we aim to ensure that these special areas, plants and animals continue to be there for generations to come and that Manitoba continues to be a special place. 

Stories from the Field

Burrowing owl (Photo by Brendan Matthews)

Burrowing owl (Photo by Brendan Matthews)

Exciting firsts for Manitoba on the Jackson Pipestone Prairie Project

Manitoba region is excited to share two new firsts for our region on the newly acquired Jackson Pipestone Prairie property. Continue Reading »

Willow and Red Osier Dogwood shoots planted along the Assiniboine River.

Willow and Red Osier Dogwood shoots planted along the Assiniboine River.

Fort Ellice Riparian Restoration

Volunteers from Waywayseecappo Off-Campus School and Birtle Collegiate joined NCC staff to restore eroding banks along the Assiniboine River. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Sunset at Hay Bay, Ontario (Photo by Ethan Meleg)

Sunset at Hay Bay, Ontario (Photo by Ethan Meleg)

Recognition and Reconciliation: The pathway forward is Indigenous-led conservation

September 30, 2022

Friday, September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day is intended to provide an opportunity for people to recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools. This day has also been observed as Orange Shirt Day since... Continue Reading »

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