The Green Mountains, running from Vermont to Quebec, are part of the Appalachian chain is one of the last regions of southern Quebec where extensive wilderness tracks remain relatively intact. The area’s large, unfragmented forest blocks support incredible wildlife diversity and provides habitat for close to 90 species at risk.
Green Mountains Nature Reserve
In the heart of the Green Mountains region is the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Green Mountains Nature Reserve, the largest privately held conservation area in Quebec with 78 square kilometres (7,800 hectares).
SUTTON's entrance to the Green Mountains Nature Reserve
Conserving this area in perpetuity will ensure the protection of spectacular views, such as those on the Dos d’Orignal loop.
From snowmobiles to a nature reserve: the Bombardier family donates land in Kingsbury
A new nature reserve is born in Quebec’s Eastern Townships and it bears the name of the family that gave this land to NCC: Bombardier!
An island on Lake Memphremagog has a guardian angel
Andrew Howick is the guardian of Molson Island. Here is his story...
Protection of the Bromont Summits Park
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), in collaboration with its partners, protects 17.5 hectares (43.2 acres) of a very valuable forest on Mt. Bernard, one of the peaks of Mount Brome in Montérégie.
Making way for Van Brunt’s Jacob’s-ladder
Hiding within wetlands in Quebec and New Brunswick is a small but mighty rare plant. Van Brunt’s Jacob’s-ladder is a species at risk that has joined the roster of plants with habitat protected by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Quebec.
A family helps protect a hundred hectares in the Northern Green Mountains
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.