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Since 1962, Canada’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), has been protecting Ontario’s most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Along with its partners, NCC has helped to protect more than 243,000 hectares in Ontario. From the north shore of Lake Superior to Pelee Island in Lake Erie, NCC works to protect the province’s most significant natural landscapes.

Stories from the Field

Conservation Volunteers at Plantapalooza. (Photo by Jill Crosthwaite/NCC staff)

Conservation Volunteers at Plantapalooza. (Photo by Jill Crosthwaite/NCC staff)

Pelee Island Plantapalooza a success!

In June, NCC marked a major milestone in wetland restoration efforts on Florian Diamante Nature Reserve on Pelee Island, ON. Continue Reading »

American bittern. Photo by Gen Pintel/NCC staff.

American bittern. Photo by Gen Pintel/NCC staff.

From marsh to farm and back again: A wetland restoration story

The story of how the Florian Diamante Nature Reserve's big wetland was created over a five year process on Pelee Island, Ontario. This is the largest wetland restoration project completed by the Nature Conservancy of Canada in Ontario. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Seeding at Brighton Wetland, ON (Photo by Chelsea Marcantonio/NCC Staff)

Seeding at Brighton Wetland, ON (Photo by Chelsea Marcantonio/NCC Staff)

A Labour of Love: National Volunteer Week

April 15, 2024

A thank you to volunteers in Central Ontario East for their hard work sowing native plant species on NCC's Brighton Wetland property on February 14, 2024. Continue Reading »

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