Current Projects with the QLF Global Program

QLF has helped bring out a special issue of the journal PARKS. This is a unique assembly of knowledge at a unique moment in time. The lessons drawn here about the relationship between COVID-19 and the natural world should be quickly learned and acted upon. The year 2021 represents a narrow window for change.

Co-edited by Brent Mitchell and Adrian Phillips, with 150 contributors, the 200-page issue comprises 11 peer reviewed papers and 14 essays. It examines the causes, consequences and implications of this global pandemic from the perspective of protected and conserved areas. It makes the case that expanded, effective systems of protected areas are needed to avoid future calamities.

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Best Practices Guide for Privately Protected Areas

As societies confront the greatest environmental crises of our time – climate change and biodiversity collapse – privately protected areas offer enduring natural solutions…
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Published November 2018 | Download the Guidelines here

Report from Brazil

QLF’s Senior Vice President Brent Mitchell offers an update on his recent trip to Brazil, where he gave the closing keynote at the national congress of RPPN and was hosted at Brazil’s largest privately protected area… Read more »

Our History:

For more than fifty years, the Quebec Labrador Foundation has focused on communities and stewardship. We have led the way, in projects and exchanges that concentrate on the people as well as nature.

Our Partners:

Our Alumni network of over 5000 conservation professionals from around the world are our unique assest. Unlike other conservation organizations we are able to match projects to local experts.

Our Vision:

QLF Global’s vision is to enable and empower conservation leaders across the the world, enriching and sustaining communities from Newfoundland to Vietnam.

Photo: (Top of Page) The Empty Quarter (Rub al Khali), Arabian Peninsula, Oman. The coast of this peninsula is a sea turtle nesting beach. Photograph by Beth Alling.
Photo: (Bottom-left) Rosemary Furfey, as a member of the Living Rivers Program, leads a field trip of QLF Board Members, Tabusintac, New Brunswick, 1976. Photograph by Candace Cochrane.