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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 (seven-acre) island is located east of Montreal. Since then, with our partners, we have helped to conserve close to 47,670 hectares (117,795 acres). 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 15 priority natural areas across the province.
Stories from the Field
Fall is just around the corner, and we can look forward to the dramatic annual transformation of our forests. This time of year, when the majestic maple trees display their red and gold hues, is when Quebec is at its finest. Of course, the delicious maple syrup season in spring is also noteworthy! Most certainly, Canada’s emblematic tree is deserving of our pride! Yet, it could be in danger. Continue Reading »
The Partenariat pour les milieux naturels project (PPMN) is a co-funding agreement established between the MELCC and NCC in Quebec from 2020 to 2023. The PPMN aims to develop the network of protected areas located on private land through protection and knowledge acquisition activities, the establishment of nature reserves and the enhancement of natural environments. Continue Reading »
September 1, 2021
When the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) was founded almost 60 years ago, there was growing recognition that unmanaged urban expansion was threatening nature. In fact, our first project was to try to save a section of Rattray Marsh along the... 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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