Acknowledgements Preface 1: Introduction 2: The Nature Conservancy of Canada 3: The Natural World 4: Threats to the Natural World 5: Conservation 6: Land Trusts and Conservation 7: The Beginning of the Nature Conservancy of Canada, 1962-71 8: A Freshening Breeze, 1972-80 9: Steady Progress, 1981-89 10: Working from Coast to Coast to Coast, 1990-97 11: A Campaign for Conservation, 1998-2005 12: A Force for Nature, 2006-11 13: The Nature Conservancy of Canada at Fifty 14: Further Down the Road 15: An Enduring Solution Glossary Appendix 1: Members of the National Board of Directors of the Nature Conservancy of Canada Appendix 2: Chief Executive Officers of the Nature Conservancy of Canada Notes Index
Bill Freedman is a professor in the Department of Biology at Dalhousie University and past chair of the Nature Conservancy of Canada's board of directors. He is the author of six books and five edited volumes, including Environmental Ecology: The Ecological Effects of Pollution, Disturbance, and Other Stresses and the Encyclopedia of Endangered Species. His academic awards include the Career Achievement Award from the Canadian Council of University Biology Chairs and the Canadian Environment Award, Gold Medal Level, in the category of Community Awards for Conservation from the Canadian Geographic Society. For over twenty years, Freedman has been a dedicated volunteer with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.