About Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy

EBC is Canada's second largest, Ontario's largest and most efficient land conservation organization. EBC protects 13,356 acres of land (54 square km)

  • that makes us Ontario’s second largest land trust
  • with 177 nature reserves... adding almost one a month
  • working to meet Canada’s, Ontario’s, and Global goal of protecting 17% of our land
  • we're only at 4.41% in S. Ontario, 10% in the province of Ontario and 9% across Canada

EBC protects 58 species of conservation concern or species at risk

  • 171 occurrences
  • present on 66 sites
  • 7 endangered, 12 threatened, 19 of special concern and 17 rare.

EBC protects $25,500,000 of ecosystem services* annually

EBC protects 18.5 km of Lake Huron shoreline from development

EBC protects 13.5 km of Niagara Escarpment slope

 

Robert Barnett Conversation

Robert Barnett in conversation