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The Nature Conservancy of Canada

With offices in every province and over 2.6 million acres of land protected in more than 50 years, the Nature Conservancy of Canada is the nation’s leading land conservation organization. With a bevy of experts, thought leaders and information on our daily discoveries about Canada’s species and landscapes, the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s blog www.landlines.ca is a wealth of cool facts and thought-provoking reads.
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Not-for-profits must earn their social licence

With much in the news these days about the troubles facing a prominent BC land trust, it is no surprise that people are raising questions about what the future might hold for other conservation areas and heritage sites, and for land trusts in general. How can we continue to have confidence in land trusts if the protection they promise appears to be fleeting?
12/18/2013 12:59 EST
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Don't Let Your Kids Suffer From "Nature Deficit Disorder"

The absence of nature in early years has been linked to a loss of emotional and physical well-being, impaired social skills, poor memory and declining academic performance, to name a few. My son will turn six years old next month. How will I help him find his special places, like my cedar forests?
11/06/2013 05:22 EST

Why Trees Are Green -- And Yellow and Orange

Written by Mark Stabb, central Ontario program manager for the Nature Conservancy of Canada and contributor to Land Lines (the Nature Conservancy of Canada blog). Canada's forests are home to many col...
11/03/2013 11:04 EST