Quebec

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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

Canada geese (Photo by John Sauro)

Canada geese (Photo by John Sauro)

Green infrastructure protects against flooding

As a result of climate change, storms are becoming more frequent and intense. To address this, Intact Financial Corporation launched the Intact Adaptation Action Grants to support organizations that are developing practical solutions to reduce risks related to climate change, including flooding. Continue Reading »

United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

Conservation: Taking part in a global movement for sustainable development

Have you noticed the multi-coloured pin worn by Dr. Horacio Arruda, Quebec’s public health director, during his COVID-19 updates? The 17 colours in the circle symbolize the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Eastern wolf (Photo by Rebecca Rogge, iNaturalist)

Eastern wolf (Photo by Rebecca Rogge, iNaturalist)

Celebrating and conserving all-Canadian wildlife

July 1, 2020

Every nation plays an important role in stopping wildlife extinction. Here in Canada, we have an estimated 80,000 known wild species. They range from pygmy shrew to polar bear, and from stellate sedge to Sitka spruce. Canada plays a critical role... Continue Reading »

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