On November 22, 2012, 400 sponsors, supporters and friends of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) gathered at the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, to celebrate NCC’s’ 50th anniversary. Performers Albert Schultz, Julie Nesrallah, Stuart McLean and 2 Pianos 4 Hands entertained guests, and birdhouses painted by some of Canada’s most well-known celebrities were on auction to raise funds for NCC. “We want to thank everyone who contributed so generously to the celebration of our 50th anniversary,” said Lynn Gran, NCC’s vice president, Strategic Philanthropy. “By working together we are ensuring a natural future for Canadians.”
NCC at a glance
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is the nation’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, working to protect our most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Since 1962, NCC and its partners have helped to protect more than 2.6 million acres (one million hectares), coast to coast.
For more information, visit natureconservancy.ca.