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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 84,226 hectares (more than 208,127 acres) 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

Southern Norfolk Sand Plain prescribed burn (photo by NCC)

Southern Norfolk Sand Plain prescribed burn (photo by NCC)

Blazing a path for butterflies

NCC staff completed their first prescribed burn in the Southern Norfolk Sand Plain this spring - part of a multi-year habitat management project funded by the Canada Nature Fund to restore grassland habitat for the endangered mottled duskywing. Continue Reading »

Native seed kits (Photo by NCC)

Native seed kits (Photo by NCC)

Native gardening...delivered!

On Friday, May 22, 2020, International Day for Biological Diversity, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and partners brought nature to families’ backyards in the Campbellford area through NCC’s Youth for Conservation project. 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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