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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 94,000 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

Phragmites control at Oliphant, ON (Photo by NCC)

Phragmites control at Oliphant, ON (Photo by NCC)

Coming together against a common foe on the Saugeen Bruce Peninsula

Oliphant, Ontario, is an area with deeply rooted history and part of the Saugeen Bruce Peninsula. Here, a community-led effort to control invasive phragmites has been ongoing for many years. Continue Reading »

Jill and Steven at Hastings Wildlife Junction, ON (Photo by NCC)

Jill and Steven at Hastings Wildlife Junction, ON (Photo by NCC)

How conservation, a guitar from Rush’s Getty Lee, Sarah Jessica Parker’s shoes and rare wines are related

It is soul-warming to see other organizations join with NCC, looking to support conservation — like Grapes for Humanity (GFH), an organization that raises funds to support climate change action, among other causes. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

John Lowry and Amanda Tracey at a CV event in Newburgh, Ontario, December 2022 (Photo by Chelsea Marcantonio/NCC staff)

John Lowry and Amanda Tracey at a CV event in Newburgh, Ontario, December 2022 (Photo by Chelsea Marcantonio/NCC staff)

Conservation heroes in the county: John Lowry

January 26, 2023

One of my favourite parts of working for the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is running events — particularly Conservation Volunteer (CV) events. I love meeting new people, learning their stories and what motivates them to come out. I... Continue Reading »

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