The Quebec-Labrador Foundation, Inc. – U.S. (QLF) is a non-profit organization that works to conserve the biodiversity and natural resources of the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula. QLF was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, and Ipswich, Massachusetts. QLF has a staff of twenty, including Senior Program Consultants, a Board of Directors in Canada and the United States, and Council serving as an Advisory Board.
QLF’s programs focus on the world’s most urgent environmental needs: biodiversity conservation, climate change adaptation, and environmental education. QLF’s work is guided by the principles of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which is the world’s largest and most respected international organization dedicated to the conservation of nature. QLF is an IUCN member and works closely with IUCN to achieve its conservation goals.
Some of QLF’s key programs include:
- The Quebec-Labrador Peninsula Conservation Program: This program works to protect and restore the natural ecosystems of the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula.
- The Climate Change Adaptation Program: This program helps communities in the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula adapt to the impacts of climate change.
- The Environmental Education Program: This program teaches children and adults about the importance of conservation.
QLF’s work is making a difference in the conservation of the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula. QLF has helped to protect over 1 million acres of land and water, and has helped to restore over 100,000 acres of degraded habitat. QLF has also helped to develop climate change adaptation plans for over 20 communities in the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula.
QLF is a valuable partner in the fight to conserve the world’s biodiversity. By working closely with IUCN and other organizations, QLF is helping to protect the natural resources of the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula for future generations.