White trillium, Creemore Nature Reserve, ON (Photo by NCC)

White trillium, Creemore Nature Reserve, ON (Photo by NCC)

News Releases

  • Big, bold and boreal
    April 22, 2022

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada celebrates Earth Day by announcing a bold campaign to protect nearly 1,500 square kilometres of boreal forest in Northern Ontario.
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  • Rare, large conservation project in southern Ontario one step closer to reality
    March 17, 2022

    With the support of public and private donors, a total of 5,000 hectares is being protected for the Hastings Wildlife Junction, located between Belleville and Bancroft.
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  • Neighbour of nature reserve donates rare ecosystem land
    March 4, 2022

    Cobourg resident John O’Neill has taken his generosity to another level by donating his own 40-hectare property. This expands the neighbouring Hazel Bird Nature Reserve by one-third, from 116 hectares to 156 hectares.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada connects moose habitat near Ottawa
    February 2, 2022

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is announcing the protection of 82 hectares of Alfred Bog, a unique natural area only an hour’s drive east of Ottawa.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada expands Norfolk County protected wetlands
    January 12, 2022

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing the protection of 20 hectares of wetland and forest habitat in the Big Creek watershed in Norfolk County.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada protects more than 18 kilometres of Manitoulin Island shoreline
    December 7, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing one of its largest-ever single-property acquisitions in Ontario. Covering 7,608 hectares (18,800 acres), the Vidal Bay Forests and Shoreline property protects 18.5 kilometres of shoreline on Manitoulin Island, on the north channel of Lake Huron.
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  • Conservationists and campers partner to protect Town Island
    December 3, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and BB Camp today announced a conservation partnership agreement that will support the protection of Town Island’s habitats and campers’ traditions long into the future.
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  • Forest invasive species management to begin this fall
    October 28, 2021

    During this fall and winter, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and contractors will be removing invasive, non-native Scots pine and locally non-native red pine from plantations near Backus Woods.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada to accept massive land donation in Hastings County
    October 18, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is working on a major conservation project to help protect 5,000 hectares (12,000 acres) near Bancroft, Ontario.
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  • Restoration work at Lathrop Nature Preserve postponed due to COVID-19-related delays
    October 15, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will be postponing pond restoration at the Lathrop Nature Preserve until September 2022.
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  • Local Lions Clubs plant a legacy in Norfolk County
    September 21, 2021

    Lions Clubs in southwestern Ontario partnered with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) to reforest conservation lands in Norfolk County, as their way to mark 100 years of community engagement.
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  • Creemore Nature Preserve closed for trail maintenance
    September 9, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will begin necessary trail maintenance and upgrades at its Creemore Nature Preserve beginning September 13, 2021. The property will be closed to the public from then until September 17.
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  • Lathrop Nature Preserve pond restoration community information session August 19
    August 11, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will begin the on-the-ground pond restoration work at this site to improve water quality and public safety this fall.
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  • NCC protects 83 hectares of forest and wetland in Frontenac Arch
    August 3, 2021

    Thanks to the generous support of public and private donors, NCC has protected a vital swath of forest and wetland on Devil Lake.
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  • New Nature Conservancy of Canada property connects habitat for genetically unique bears on Saugeen Bruce Peninsula
    July 29, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing the purchase of a 160-hectare property in Saugeen Bruce Peninsula. The Britain Lake Forests and Wetland property connects habitat for genetically unique bears and other important wildlife.
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  • Ongoing graffiti and vandalism on trails in Norfolk County
    April 27, 2021

    Norfolk County trails are experiencing graffiti and vandalism. Local organizations, including the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), call on community to help stop costly damage and report any information to Crime Stoppers.
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  • Carden Alvar conservation area expanded
    April 27, 2021

    Cedarhurst Alvar property in the heart of the larger Carden Alvar, located 35 kilometres northeast of Orillia, is now protected for the long term by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Couchiching Conservancy.
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  • Notice: Prescribed burns at Hazel Bird Nature Reserve
    April 9, 2021

    Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) to conduct prescribed burns in the Rice Lake Plains mid- to late April 2021.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada reaches deal with City of Kenora to purchase Town Island
    February 18, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and the City of Kenora reached a deal today regarding the future sale of Town Island. The two partners have been negotiating the terms of the sale since late last year. NCC is pleased to be able to move forward on this project and begin fundraising the $2.85 million needed to conserve Town Island.
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  • Conservancy sets its sights on protecting Alfred Bog
    February 2, 2021

    Just in time for World Wetlands Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is launching a campaign to protect the Alfred Bog, a key wetland just an hour outside of Ottawa.
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