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Celebrating 40 Years of Conservation in Quebec

posted on December 13th, 2016 by
Celebrating 40 Years of Conservation in Quebec

We’re proud of what we have accomplished so far, and are focused on the future to meet the conservation challenges ahead. Here are some milestones of conservation that have marked the past four decades in Quebec: 1976 DUC’s first office… Read more

Celebrating Williamston Lake

posted on October 7th, 2016 by
Celebrating Williamston Lake

  Renewal and Re-dedication at DUC’s First Restoration Project in Atlantic Canada On a sunny Thursday evening in late September, community members from Lakeville, N.B. gathered on a small grassy area next to Williamstown Lake. In front of a backdrop… Read more

Moncton: From Bathtubs to Wetlands

posted on August 31st, 2016 by
Moncton: From Bathtubs to Wetlands

Three years ago, a group of City of Moncton staffers boarded a plane, bound for Winnipeg, Man. They were on a fact-finding mission. Their goal: discover if Moncton could evolve from building traditional bathtub-like stormwater retention ponds to incorporating multi-functional… Read more

2016: A Migratory Milestone

posted on August 16th, 2016 by
2016: A Migratory Milestone

Picture this: North America at the turn of the 20th century. Migratory birds are all the rage, but not in a good way. In the absence of limits or seasons, waterfowl and other bird species are hunted year round for… Read more

Working to Eradicate the European Water Chestnut

posted on July 11th, 2016 by
Working to Eradicate the European Water Chestnut

When he was 11 years old, Lee MacLaren’s job was to clean as many brown bullhead catfish as he could before he’d have to get ready for school. “I would get up and head down to the fish house. I would… Read more

NCC Completes Largest Private Land Conservation Project in New Brunswick’s History

posted on June 28th, 2016 by
NCC Completes Largest Private Land Conservation Project in New Brunswick’s History

  In the largest-ever private land conservation project in New Brunswick, Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is protecting 853 hectares (2,106 acres) of forested land, including vital Atlantic salmon habitat on the Bartholomew River, a tributary of the Miramichi River…. Read more