EnCana Donates $750,000 to The Nature Trust of British Columbia

North Vancouver, B.C. – The Nature Trust of British Columbia announced today that EnCana Corporation will donate $750,000 in funding to The Nature Trust programs in British Columbia for land acquisitions, land maintenance and community education.

"To receive this recognition and financial support from one of Canada's most successful resource companies is highly significant," said Don Krogseth, Chairman of the Board for The Nature Trust. "We are extremely proud to have EnCana as a Partner in Conservation. Their valued commitment is an affirmation of our accomplishments and the importance of maintaining our leadership role in conserving British Columbia for future generations."

EnCana conducts an active corporate responsibility program across all of its operations, with a commitment to safeguard the environment and operate in a manner consistent with recognized global industry standards in environment, health, and safety.

"Many of us don't realize that urban sprawl is a big threat to the natural landscape," said Gwyn Morgan, President and CEO of EnCana Corporation. "The Nature Trust buys land to conserve it from population encroachment. The Nature Trust has a sound environmental approach and a balanced perspective."

The Nature Trust of British Columbia is a leader in protecting British Columbia's natural diversity of plants and animals through the acquisition and management of land. The Nature Trust works with landowners, corporations, foundations, conservation organizations, and governments to keep BC beautiful not only for today but for future generations.

With an enterprise value of approximately US$25 billion, EnCana is one of the world's leading independent oil and gas companies and North America's largest independent natural gas producer and gas storage operator. Ninety percent of the company's assets are located in North America. EnCana is the largest producer and landholder in Western Canada and is a key player in Canada's emerging offshore East Coast basins. EnCana maintains a strong Corporate Responsibility Policy to conduct business ethically, legally and in a manner that is fiscally, environmentally and socially responsible, while delivering sustainable value and strong financial performance.

For more information please contact:
Doug Walker
The Nature Trust of British Columbia
604 924-9771

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