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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 184,000 acres (74,400 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

Carden Alvar, ON (Photo by NCC)

Carden Alvar, ON (Photo by NCC)

Episode Four: The Home of the Butcher Bird

This is the story of a globally rare ecosystem discovered by chance – and why it matters. Continue Reading »

Blanding's turtle, Frontenac Arch Natural Area, ON (Photo by Ryan M. Bolton)

Blanding's turtle, Frontenac Arch Natural Area, ON (Photo by Ryan M. Bolton)

Celebrating 125 years of partnership with Ontario Parks

For more than 20 years, NCC has been working to conserve the biodiversity of the Frontenac Arch. But they haven’t been working alone. Ontario Parks has been a key, long-term partner in this area of Ontario. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Invasive garlic mustard can take over forests, harming native understory species (Photo by NCC)

Invasive garlic mustard can take over forests, harming native understory species (Photo by NCC)

Getting rid of the garlic

September 17, 2018

Garlic mustard might sound tasty, and it is, but it’s also an alien invader that the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is battling on Pelee Island in southwestern Ontario. Pelee Island is home to the elusive gray fox. NCC is working here... Continue Reading »

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