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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
The partenariat pour les milieux naturels project (PPMN) is a grant of more than $13 million from the Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). Continue Reading »
The Krieg family, who owns a spectacular wooded area in the region, has donated a portion of the value of their property to the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Continue Reading »
September 23, 2020
Trees have played a significant cultural role in the lives of many Canadians; they are engrained in our national identity. Take the Canadian flag, for instance. It features a single, prominent red maple leaf in the centre, which speaks to 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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