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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

Purple loosestrife at Beaver Meadow wetland, ON. (Photo by Jen Arbeider/NCC staff)

Purple loosestrife at Beaver Meadow wetland, ON. (Photo by Jen Arbeider/NCC staff)

The swamp’s unlikely hero: a beetle

November 10, 2023

When I first started as a conservation technician with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in May, I was very excited to observe unique species of plants and wildlife, as well as work in a diversity of habitats and make a difference in... Continue Reading »

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