Protected land in Saint-Hippolyte (Photo by CRPF)

Protected land in Saint-Hippolyte (Photo by CRPF)


  • Wood thrush (Photo by Steve Maslowski, USFWS)
    The Laurentians: Connecting natural environments

    At Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts and Ivry-sur-le-Lac, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) protects a network of natural environments totalling 350 hectares (864 acres). They include the William R.-J. Oliver Reserve and the Ivry Wildlife Crossing property.

  • Chemin de Young Settlement (Photo by NCC)
    Chemin de Young Settlement

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) protects a 155-hectare (383-acre) property in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge, in the Laurentians: the Chemin de Young Settlement. Located about 120 kilometres northwest of Montreal, the site is adjacent to NCC’s Kenauk - Saumon (Kinonge) river valley property and is located within a forest core that enhances connectivity between Mont-Tremblant National Park and the Ottawa Valley.

  • Peregrine falcon (Photo by Jean-François Plouffe)
    Integrating conservation and public accessibility at the Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve

    Located just 60 kilometres from Montreal, the Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve (500 hectares/1,236 acres) is nestled in the heart of the Piedmont and Prévost Escarpments, one of the region’s emblematic natural areas.

  • Barbara-Richardson Nature Reserve, QC (Photo by NCC)
    Barbara-Richardson Nature Reserve

    Deep in the heart of the Laurentians is the Barbara-Richardson Nature Reserve Foundation property, a haven for wildlife.

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