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

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

News Releases

  • Non-profit looking to expand conservation lands in Essex County
    April 16, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is looking to protect 102 acres (41 hectares) of rare wetlands, woods and meadows in the heart of Essex County.
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  • A champion for conservation
    April 5, 2019

    Thanks to retired businessman Frank Charles Miller’s million-dollar donation, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will be able to protect more conservation land in Ontario.
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  • The race is on to conserve Lake Huron’s last, large wilderness island in the Great Lakes
    March 22, 2019

    This World Water Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing a campaign to expand a large conservation area on Cockburn Island. If successful, it will become the national not-for-profit land trust’s largest land conservation project in Ontario.
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  • Massive wetland creation project announced
    February 2, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking to undertake a large-scale, multi-year restoration project on Pelee Island in Lake Erie. Over the next few years, the national land conservation organization will create a substantial 62-acre (25-hectare) wetland, restore 20 acres (8 hectares) of native meadow, tackle invasive phragmites, and create new trails and signage to welcome island visitors and the local community.
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  • Ontario species at risk get increased protection
    December 17, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and Long Point Basin Land Trust (LPBLT) today announced the protection of four sites totalling 145 hectares (358 acres). These expand an important conservation area near Port Rowan, just north of Lake Erie.
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  • Swapping shrubs for songbirds
    October 11, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) can now do more to help grassland birds on the internationally important Carden Alvar, located northeast of Lake Simcoe.
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  • One of the last wild shorelines on Presqu’ile Bay protected for the long term
    October 10, 2018

    Today, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), announced the protection of 93 hectares (231 acres) and 2.5 kilometres of undeveloped Lake Ontario shoreline and coastal wetland near Brighton, Ontario.
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  • Rare coastal wetlands protected on the north shore of Lake Superior
    September 14, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners today announced the creation of a new 3,170-hectare (7,835-acre) protected area in northwestern Ontario.
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