Green Mountains, Sutton Sector (Photo by NCC)

Green Mountains, Sutton Sector (Photo by NCC)

Eastern Township

  • Mount Burnt property, Northern Green Mountains, QC (Photo by Appalachian Corridor)
    Northern Green Mountains

    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, Quebec (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)
    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 approximately 8,000 hectares (19,800 acres).

  • Green Mountains Nature Reserve, Quebec (Photo by NCC)
    Sutton's entrance to the Green Mountains Nature Reserve

    Protecting this area in perpetuity will ensure the preservation of spectacular views, such as those on the Dos d’Orignal loop.

  • Bromont Summits Park Logo
    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.

  • Van Brunt’s Jacob’s-ladder (Photo by Joanie Bélanger, BEA)
    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.

  • Andrew Howick
    An island on Lake Memphremagog has a guardian angel

    Andrew Howick is the guardian of Molson Island. Here is his story...

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