Plaisance National Park, located along the Ottawa River, is two-thirds made up of wetlands and marshes. (Archive photo)
This funding comes from the budget of $444 million planned over five years for the implementation of the future Nature Plan 2030, announced by the government in order to achieve the targets of the Global Biodiversity Framework from Kunming to Montreal, the objective of which is to protect 30% of the territory by 2030.
The grant to NCC is spread over five years and the new conservation program is divided into four components:
According to the Ministry of the Environment, since 2020, the Partnership Project for Natural Environments (PPMN), in which the government has invested more than $53 million, has made it possible to support around a hundred projects to acquire land dedicated to conservation.