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

NCC's Julia Lawler holds tree seedling (NCC photo)

NCC's Julia Lawler holds tree seedling (NCC photo)

On the air: Meet our Newfoundland and Labrador staff

NCC's NL team were interviewed on 709 Watershed, an NL podcast. 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

Eastern wolf (Photo by Rebecca Rogge, iNaturalist)

Eastern wolf (Photo by Rebecca Rogge, iNaturalist)

Celebrating and conserving all-Canadian wildlife

July 1, 2020

Every nation plays an important role in stopping wildlife extinction. Here in Canada, we have an estimated 80,000 known wild species. They range from pygmy shrew to polar bear, and from stellate sedge to Sitka spruce. Canada plays a critical role... Continue Reading »

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