The Massawippi Foundation and the Massawippi Conservation Trust acknowledge that lands that we have protected in perpetuity stand on the unceded ancestral territory of the Wabanaki Nation (Abenaki), the Ndakina. We acknowledge that their history and relationship to this land and the water that flows through it, inspire us and guide our conservation work in our role as stewards of the land.
Who We Are
The Massawippi Foundation (FMF) supports activities that benefit the inhabitants of the Massawippi Valley and contribute to the preservation of the unique ecosystems in the region. The Fondation Massawippi Foundation is about people helping people. The dollars to fund our work come from individuals, foundations and corporations that support our goals
The Massawippi Conservation Trust (MCT) was established to conserve land adjacent to Lake Massawippi and its tributaries and provide stewardship services in perpetuity.
The sister organizations are focused on the areas of North Hatley, Saint Catherine de Hatley, Ayer’s Cliff, Hatley and Canton de Hatley.
Events and Features
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Dr. Margot Graham HeyerhoffConservation News
We are so proud to announce that Margot Graham Heyerhoff has been awarded an honorary Doctorate for the degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, Margot Heyerhoff, in recognition of […]
Turtles and the TomifobiaConservation News
Every spring, when the temperatures start to warm up, the turtles get busy, so we can get a good look at them. Because turtles are cold-blooded animals, they try to […]
Biodiversity, Jenga and the 2023 Monarch Butterfly ProjectConservation News
Written by Jessica Adams (Nature Nerding) Reading time: 5-6 minutes With the passing of “No Mow May”, many might find themselves curious about the overall importance and impact of seemingly […]
Open Garden Days at Glen VillaConservation News
Saturday June 17th, July 15th and August 12th 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. General admission tickets are $25 Choose either the morning or the afternoon. Children 10 and under are […]
How can we help bats?Conservation News
Reading time : 2 minutes © CERFO There are eight bat species present in Quebec. Three are migratory and five are resident. The residents look for places to hibernate each […]