From woodsman to grandsons to Canadians

Alan Bonnyman and his two sons (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

Whether they live in big cities or small villages, Canadians often see their identity as defined by nature: by our dramatic seasons, by the sheer size of our country and by living near oceans, rivers, lakes, mountains, prairies and forests. This...

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Celebrating Canadian species: Moose

Moose on Mount Hereford, Quebec (Photo by MRC de Coaticook)

Moose on Mount Hereford, Quebec (Photo by MRC de Coaticook)

I have had a great respect for moose ever since a misadventure at Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, more than 20 years ago. While hiking along the popular Skyline Trail, my partner and I came across several moose grazing on low...

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Born to be wild on the Musquodoboit River

Baby snapper from a 'turtle's' eye view (Photo by NCC)

In early fall, a small group of Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) staff and supporters had an amazing encounter with newly hatched snapping turtles, while on a trip to the Musquodoboit River. Sixteen participants, split into two groups, took...

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