Willows on the Waldron

Willows on the Waldron CV event, AB (Photo by NCC)

Willows on the Waldron CV event, AB (Photo by NCC)

"Willows on the Waldron," the website read. A volunteer opportunity. Nature Conservancy of Canada. A worthy cause. I think to myself, "Self! here's your chance. Walk the talk! Let's volunteer!” But Willows…? On the...

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A glimpse into a hidden refuge for nature: Volunteering at Severn Woodlands Nature Reserve

Volunteers at Severn Woodlands Nature Reserve, ON (Photo by Nicole Evelyn Senyi)

Volunteers at Severn Woodlands Nature Reserve, ON (Photo by Nicole Evelyn Senyi)

“Are you sure this is the right road?” I ask as I pull onto a heavily rutted dirt road that winds through thick forest. “I think so,” responds my passenger, Pia Kaukoranta, major gifts coordinator for the Nature...

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When the walls came down

Volunteers at the Bears in Mind event help bring down an old structure on NCC property (Photo by NCC)

Volunteers at the Bears in Mind event help bring down an old structure on NCC property (Photo by NCC)

As I journeyed south on Highway 2 to participate in the Bear(s) in Mind Conservation Volunteers (CV) event, I pondered the cloudy skies hanging low over the mountains. Was this to be a cold and soggy day or would our historical luck for nice...

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