Fort William, QC (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)

Fort William, QC (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)

Stories From the Field

  • Four-toed salamander (Photo by Brian Gratwicke)
    South of Shawinigan, a legend becomes reality: The four-toed salamander found in the Lac-à-la-Tortue bog

    In the heart of Quebec’s Lac-à-la-Tortue bog, near Saint-Georges, an amphibian has been found, spawning enthusiasm among researchers and nature lovers. The identification of a four-toed salamander in the area now confirms suspicions about its presence in the southern Shawinigan region. 
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  • Stone chips from the manufacture of tools unearthed at Portage Lake. (Photo courtesy of Ndakina Office of the Grand Council of the Wabanaki Nation)
    Archeology is helping to restore natural and cultural connections on the lands of the Ndakina

    Using archeology, the Ndakina Office of the Grand Council of the Wabanaki Nation and the Nature Conservancy of Canada collaborates on conserving the cultural heritage of Indigenous communities at Lac du Portage and Île Bouchard, QC.
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  • Marie-Andrée Boisvert (Photo by NCC)
    Breaking barriers and building determination: Celebrating women in conservation

    International Women's Day is an opportunity to remember that women around the world have strived and continue to work for respect and equity.
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  • Jean Laporte (Photo courtesy Jean Laporte)
    Jean Laporte: Five years of success and progress

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Quebec was fortunate to have a top-notch manager at its helm for five years. In his role as vice-president for the Quebec Region from 2017 to 2022, Jean Laporte brought about a number of changes and improvements. Under his expert guidance, the organization’s internal structure evolved, as did our team, which grew by 62 per cent during his mandate.
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  • Kenauk, QC (Photo by Kenauk Nature)
    Chronicles of Kenauk: Land donations and a symphony orchestra for youth

    Find out how the Nature Conservancy of Canada is partnering with the Kenauk Institute to connect youth with nature.
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  • Coyote (Photo by mateoz19556)
    Is it a dog? Is it a wolf? No, it's a coyote!

    In spring, nature awakens. Every day, it looks different; a new flower has bloomed, a new bird sings, new mysterious eggs appear in a stream.
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