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Île Deschailllons (Photo by NCC)

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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada protects 516 hectares in a vast natural corridor in the Estrie region
    January 16, 2024

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announce the protection of 516 hectares made up of vast forest habitats and several wetlands in Ham-Sud and Ham-Nord in the Estrie region, located 48 kilometres northeast of Sherbrooke.
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  • Nature lover hands down land in Eastern Townships to future generations
    December 18, 2023

    A 34-hectare parcel on the southern flank of the Sutton Mountains, the equivalent of 214 NHL -sized hockey rinks, is now conserved by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC).
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  • Unique forest in the municipality of Saint-André-d’Argenteuil now protected
    October 17, 2023

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announces the protection of the Boisé Carillon, 202 hectares of forest and wetlands in the municipality of Saint-André-d’Argenteuil.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada triples conserved area of one of last large peat bogs still in its natural state in Capitale-Nationale region
    October 5, 2023

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) today announced the acquisition of nearly 200 hectares within the Great Jacques-Cartier Bog, one of the last great natural peatlands in the Capitale-Nationale region.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada protects iconic Baie-Saint-Paul site
    September 14, 2023

    The Natural Conservancy Canada (NCC) announces the protection of 200 hectares of flats and beach in Baie-Saint-Paul, in the St. Lawrence Estuary.
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  • Conservation Volunteers wanted for a property clean up on Kettle Island in Gatineau
    August 29, 2023

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is seeking volunteers who want to get involved in the protection of extraordinary natural areas in the Outaouais. The not-for-profit conservation organization invites citizens to a clean-up of the Gatineau’s Kettle Island, with a meeting point in Ottawa, on Saturday, September 16th, 2023.
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  • A new area in Centre-du-Québec and Chaudière-Appalaches protected by the Nature Conservancy of Canada
    August 15, 2023

    The Nature Conservancy Canada (NCC) joins forces with Conservation de la nature Québec (CNQ) to announce the protection of 1,562 hectares of wetlands in the regions of Centre-du-Québec and Chaudière-Appalaches. The new protected area overlaps three municipalities south of the St. Lawrence River: Lyster, Sainte-Agathe-de-Lotbinière and Saint-Gilles.
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  • Government of Canada invests more than $1.7 million in recovery of species at risk in the St. Lawrence Lowlands
    August 1, 2023

    The world is facing an unprecedented biodiversity crisis. The fight against biodiversity loss and climate change starts with protecting nature. Investing in nature means helping to create a cleaner, healthier, and more resilient and sustainable environment. Protecting species and their habitats is critical. To halt the loss of biodiversity and restore Canada’s natural environments, collaboration between the provinces, territories, Indigenous peoples, and other partners is essential.
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  • Play an epic game of “I spy” with your smartphone
    July 26, 2023

    The Big Backyard BioBlitz offers critical data for nature conservation
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  • 200 hectares of forest and trails protected on the southern flank of the Sutton Mountains
    May 30, 2023

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and Au Diable Vert are expanding one of Quebec’s largest protected areas on private land by nearly 200 hectares, with the addition of three newly acquired properties. These properties will consolidate a vast ecological corridor that stretches across the border to the heart of Vermont.
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  • Spot a turtle on the road? Here's how you can help it
    May 16, 2023

    Birds are singing, bees are buzzing and turtles are laying eggs. This is the time of year when turtles embark on their long journey, sometimes covering several kilometres, to find an ideal nesting site. Being slow doesn’t prevent them from covering long distances, however; the main problem is roads, as they obviously have no idea what a traffic light is and are unaware of the danger. Here’s how the public can take steps to ensure the turtles’ safety.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada suggests ways to help nature close to home this spring
    May 10, 2023

    As the mercury slowly rises, many people are making springtime plans for their lawns, backyards, flower beds and gardens. While some people may be hearing about or considering trying “No Mow” or “Slow Mow” May, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is urging people to take the next step with a more lasting way to naturalize your yard and connect with nature close to home.
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  • New boardwalks for outdoor enthusiasts and for nature at the Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve
    February 22, 2023

    With the help of partners and volunteers, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has repaired over 285 metres of boardwalk at the Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve in Piedmont and Prévost, Quebec.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada cuts trees to protect an at-risk plant in the Montérégie
    February 14, 2023

    A dedicated team at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is rolling up their shirtsleeves and equipping themselves with axes to ensure the survival of a rare plant in the Montérégie region.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada Experts Available for COP15 Commentary
    December 5, 2022

    Nature Conservancy of Canada experts are available for interviews before, during and after the COP15 (United Nations Global Summit on nature), happening December 7-19 in Montreal. It is the biggest conference of its kind in a decade, with countries hoping to strike an ambitious agreement to halt and reverse the current dramatic loss of nature by 2030, and chart a pathway to a nature positive future by 2050.
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  • Keep Kenauk Wild
    November 16, 2022

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and the Kenauk Institute (KI) are joining forces to create a permanent open-air lab devoted to studying the impacts of climate change in Kenauk.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada says species feared at Halloween get an unfair bad rap and need protection
    October 31, 2022

    Everywhere you look are images of Halloween. Along with them are images of bats, wolves, owls, ravens, spiders and other commonly feared animals.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada is seeking volunteers for a property clean up on Kettle Island in Gatineau
    September 14, 2022

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is seeking volunteers who want to get involved in the protection of extraordinary natural areas in the Outaouais. The not-for-profit conservation organization invites citizens to a clean up of the Gatineau’s Kettle Island on Saturday, October 1st.
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  • Discover the dunes and forest of the Malbaie Salt Marsh sandbar
    July 19, 2022

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has worked for several months on a major project to restore and enhance a landscape typical of the Gaspé coastline: the Malbaie Salt Marsh sandbar.
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  • Contribute to science with snaps from your smartphone
    July 18, 2022

    Over the August long weekend, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is encouraging everyone to get outside to enjoy and document the nature around them, in the name of science.
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