Se joindre au cercle des Phénix

Nathalie Zinger, NCC's Regional Vice-President in QC & Yves-François Blanchet, minister of Sustainable Development, Envrionment, Wildlife and Parks (Photo Gilles Fréchette)

Nathalie Zinger, NCC's Regional Vice-President in QC & Yves-François Blanchet, minister of Sustainable Development, Envrionment, Wildlife and Parks (Photo Gilles Fréchette)

[Editorial note: Nathalie Zinger, regional vice-president for the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Quebec, was recognized for her contributions to conservation by receiving the prestigious prix des Phénix de l'environnement on...

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Thanks for the memories: Reflecting on a career in conservation almost four decades in the making

Riding horses at Old Man on His Back Ranch (Phto by Bob Santo)

Riding horses at Old Man on His Back Ranch (Phto by Bob Santo)

There are some moments in life that are remembered by their sights, sounds and smells. For me, one of the most memorable moments in my 10-year career at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is defined by the sound of dozens of hoofs drumming the...

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There, and back again: Why I left NCC, and then came back

Port Joli, Nova Scotia (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

Port Joli, Nova Scotia (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

There is a framed drawing of a turtle that hangs on the wall in my office. Beneath its crusty shell is written: “Turtles are a symbol of self-nurturance and encouragement. They remind us that despite our busy schedules, we don’t need...

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