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Defend Nature

Make Room For Nature

From coast to coast to coast, Canada has some of the world’s most incredible natural spaces. So far, we have protected 12% of land and 10% of oceans. It’s a good start, but even more can be done—and you can help.

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Enjoy Nature

Your NatureHood

NatureHood connects people of all ages to nature right where they live — which we call nearby nature! You can connect with nature through events, educational and stewardship activities, and wildlife observation! Learn more here.
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Northern Lights by Brandon Born

The Latest

Discover what is happening with conservation in Canada. At Nature Canada we work hard to you with up-to-date news about nature.

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Save Our Swallows

Swallows are stunningly beautiful birds, effortless fliers, a lesson in aerodynamics and aerial acrobatics. Sadly, for decades Ontario’s swallow populations have declined at a rapid rate.  We want to halt the declines and recover our swallow populations. Please join Nature Canada in our mission to Save Our Swallows.

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Act Locally

Defend Nature: End the Extinction

This is the year to do it. Canada made a promise to protect at least 17% of land and inland water and 10% of coastal and marine areas by 2020. Momentum is growing across the country to protect natural places and the plants and animals within them. Learn more about key areas and take action with Nature Canada.

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Our Beliefs

We believe that when the heart is engaged, the mind and body will follow. That is why, since our founding in 1939, Nature Canada has been connecting Canadians to nature, trying to instil in them a nature ethic – a respect for nature, an appreciation for its wonders, and the will to act in nature’s defense.

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Want to Help?

Canada’s wilderness is the world’s envy. It’s our duty to keep our true north strong and green.