Map turtle (Photo by Ryan M Bolton)

Map turtle (Photo by Ryan M Bolton)

Montreal's Greenbelt

  • Conservation volunteers in the Montreal Greenbelt, Quebec (Photo by NCC)
    Montreal's Greenbelt

    Did you know that the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is the largest owner of protected natural environments on private land in Montreal’s greater metropolitan area?

  • Map turtle (Photo by Zoo Ecomuseum)
    Protecting the map turtles

    It is easy to forget that the Montreal area, although highly urbanized, is also an archipelago made up of a hundred or so islands and islets, as well as several waterways. In this aquatic environment, right in the heart of the greater metropolitan area, live numerous species, including map turtle.

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