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The Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC's) first project in Quebec was the Heikalo (Île aux Moutons) property in 1978. The three-hectare island is located east of Montreal. Since then, with our partners, we have helped to conserve close to 50,000 hectares. We aim to protect Quebec’s most ecologically significant lands and waters. Thanks to this work, 200 at-risk plant and animal species have now protected habitats. NCC continues to work with our partners to protect and steward Quebec's natural heritage. We work in 14 priority natural areas across the province.
Stories from the Field
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Quebec was fortunate to have a top-notch manager at its helm for five years. In his role as vice-president for the Quebec Region from 2017 to 2022, Jean Laporte brought about a number of changes and improvements. Under his expert guidance, the organization’s internal structure evolved, as did our team, which grew by 62 per cent during his mandate. Continue Reading »
June 7, 2022
Since 1971, Canadians have been celebrating the nation’s natural heritage and the strides made in environmental protection during Canadian Environment Week. The week-long observance also includes World Environment Day (June 5) and World... Continue Reading »
Find out about our conservation projects, research activities, land management priorities and more. Read more »
Learn about where and how we are focussing our conservation efforts in Quebec.
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Faces of NCC
Meet some of the staff, volunteers and supporters who make our work possible. Read more »
Read the latest NCC news in Quebec.
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