Fort William, QC (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)

Fort William, QC (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)

Stories From the Field

  • Cleaning activity at île à l’Aigle (Photo by NCC)
    Cleanup at Île à l’Aigle

    This summer, 13 Conservation Volunteers joined the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) to clean up the banks of Île à l'Aigle, on the St. Lawrence River in Repentigny. The island, which is now open to the public, is covered with prairies and marshes.
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  • Hochelaga archipelago, QC (Photo by Immophoto-Patrice-Bériault)
    The Ensemble pour la nature project

    The Ensemble pour la nature project (PEPN) is a three-year, $15 million grant from the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), a not-for-profit organization.
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  • Wetland and forest protected by NCC in Bristol, Quebec (Photo by NCC)
    Wetlands: Top of the biodiversity charts

    Lac Saint-Pierre is a perfect example of wetlands’ natural wealth. Recognized as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve for more than 10 years, this region is formed by a widening in the Saint Lawrence River between Sorel and Trois-Rivières.
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  • Copper redhorse (Photo by NCC)
    Saving the copper redhorse: A globally unique fish

    The copper redhorse can only be found in one place in the world — swimming in the waterways of southwest Quebec. NCC actively participates in the protection of its habitat.
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  • Lac Saint-Pierre, St. Lawrence River, Quebec (Photo by NCC)
    Join the fundraising campaign to help protect the islands of the St. Lawrence River

    Contribute to the conservation of the St. Lawrence River’s natural island and shoreline environments, for your own well-being and that of generations to come!
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  • Shrew (Photo from Flickr)
    Snow: A great winter ally

    To adapt to Quebec’s harsh winter conditions, plants and animals undergo considerable metamorphosis. For many species, snow becomes an important ally. This transition in the seasons represents a great opportunity to discover little-known aspects of species living on NCC’s properties.
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