As the Canadian affiliate of the world’s largest conservation organization — The Nature Conservancy — TNC Canada is contributing to a global effort to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. In Canada, we are investing in healthy communities and responsible economic development to drive locally and globally significant conservation outcomes.
Our forest ecologist explains the science behind forest carbon and how TNC Canada is working in the Boreal.
Over the last 10 years, First Nations communities in the Great Bear Rainforest have created 45 new businesses and 767 new, permanent jobs.
Lindsay Willie from the Dzawada’enuxw Nation shares wisdom from her journey to meet the Nuxalk Nation and their Elders.
TNC Canada applauds $25 million in federal funding for Indigenous Guardians, the "eyes and ears" of their territories.
Teenagers from the Kitasoo/Xai'Xais Nation learn how to share their culture and territory through photography.
By Claire Hutton, Community Conservation Advisor
How a trip to Tanzania is helping to strengthen community conservation in Canada and Africa.
By Allison Martin, Global Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Program
There were lessons to learn and share in Tanzania about community-led conservation.
As a dual citizen, TNC Canada's Jessie works across teams and borders to keep forests intact.
The Kermode bear, or spirit bear, which lives in the Great Bear Rainforest, is one of the bear species whose coloring might surprise you.
Chief Lewis George reflects on a new Ahousaht vision for Clayoquot Sound in the Globe and Mail.
By Mark Tercek / Reprinted from Conservancy Talk
At such an uncertain time, with a new American president in office and political passions running high, how should environmentalists proceed?
Joining our team from the Ahousaht Nation, Tyson has worked for years to integrate conservation and economic development.
Learn how the SEAS Community Initiative is helping First Nations students take an active role in conservation.
Read the stories, see the metrics and hear the voices behind TNC Canada's conservation impact.
The deal to conserve the Great Bear Rainforest marked one of our top 12 signs of progress in a challenging year around the world.
Our global CEO Mark Tercek reveals the science behind building a sustainable future.
Watch this visually stunning film about the Heiltsuk Nation and Indigenous-led conservation.
A powerful story about Indigenous authority in Great Bear and how TNC Canada is supporting it.
Working across borders achieved a historic win for nature as the Canadian and U.S. governments approve Plan 2014 for the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario.
Find out what happened when Indigenous Guardians from across Canada gathered to share wisdom and advance stewardship.
From Africa to Canada, innovative conservation financing solutions are making a world of difference.
Learn how four First Nations are working together to steward Canada's marine territories.
E Alu Pū translates to “Move Forward Together”—which is what’s happening in Hawaii right now as a TNC Canada-sponsored delegation of First Nations leaders connects with people from around the world. See the photos.
By Michael Reid, Community Conservation Coordinator
What happens when you bring together people across a 100-million-acre rainforest? Sharing and campfire lessons that could lead to new ways of sharing this landscape.
by Phil Charles, local guide and SEAS coordinator
What helicopters, camera traps and cross-border sharing is teaching us about grizzlies in the Great Bear Rainforest.
Our newest team member lives in Winnipeg and has worked across Canada with Indigenous communities. Meet Amanda.
By Hadley Archer, Executive Director
Celebrating the Great Bear Agreement for what it really is—a historic moment of leadership. Read the blog post.
By Jenny Brown, Director of Conservation
Eight years ago, I thought I was just going to Great Bear to lead a few planning sessions. But boy, was I wrong. Read the blog post.
Final agreement heralds new future for Great Bear Rainforest and its old-growth trees, led by indigenous people and full of economic promise. Learn more.
The Dream of the Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve is a step closer to reality. Government and the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation have agreed on proposed boundaries. Learn more.
A new review finds that Indigenous-led initiatives to protect caribou herds across the northern boreal are dynamic, responsive and effective. Learn more.
The arrival of this small fish in the estuaries of the Bela Coola River were once a cause for great celebration for the First Nation community there, but times have changed. Find out why.
Enjoy this personal essay from a place where the land is the people and the people are the land. Read more.
In Lutsel K’e, a small community on Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories, fishing has always been a way of life. But now it’s even more important as the Lutsel K’e Denesoline people look to their future. See the slideshow
Countdown the top 10 things you may not know about boreal woodland caribou. See the list
Forest ecologist Ronnie Drever blogs about The Nature Conservancy's critical work to map a future for imperiled woodland caribou in Canada's boreal forests. Read the blog
Meet TNC Canada's Executive Director and hear why there's no time to wait in protecting Canada's natural resources. Read the Q&A
Throughout Canada, we're supporting communities building the next generation to steward their traditional lands and waters. Read the story