Newfoundland and Labrador

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As the only land trust organization in Newfoundland and Labrador, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has helped protect 5,600 hectares (over 13,800 acres) of some of the best wilderness in the province. NCC currently owns land in nine project areas across the island. These range from coastal sites that host the East Coast Trail on the Avalon Peninsula to the internationally renowned Grand Codroy Estuary, near Channel-Port aux Basques. In Labrador, NCC created the NL Nature Atlas, an inventory of Labrador’s natural environment to support others with their land use planning. This project is being expanded to include the island of Newfoundland.

Stories from the Field

Beth Brooks, Conservation Intern (Photo by NCC)

Beth Brooks, Conservation Intern (Photo by NCC)

First steps as a summer intern

This summer, NCC’s Atlantic Region will host 13 paid internships. Today’s interns are aspiring professionals, and by investing in them, you are contributing to Canada’s conservation leaders of tomorrow. Continue Reading »

Freshwater Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (Photo by Dennis Minty)

Freshwater Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (Photo by Dennis Minty)

NCC protects 98 hectares in Freshwater Bay

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has conserved a scenic part of the Avalon Peninsula coastline at Freshwater Bay, just minutes from St. John’s. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Colpitt Lake in the Shaw Wilderness Park (Photo by Adam Cornick, Acorn Art & Photography)

Colpitt Lake in the Shaw Wilderness Park (Photo by Adam Cornick, Acorn Art & Photography)

Why nature in Canada’s cities could change conservation forever

September 1, 2021

When the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) was founded almost 60 years ago, there was growing recognition that unmanaged urban expansion was threatening nature. In fact, our first project was to try to save a section of Rattray Marsh along the... Continue Reading »

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