Labrador...one of nature's final frontiers

Lindsay Notzl cross-country skiing in Labrador (Photo by Jon Feldgajer)

Lindsay Notzl cross-country skiing in Labrador (Photo by Jon Feldgajer)

If you are a wilderness lover, or an adventurer of any kind, Labrador should be on your list of "must sees." Labrador (or "The Big Land" as it is sometimes called) stretches across vast expanses of tundra, taiga and boreal forest. Anglers from...

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Siri, where's the nearest conservation area? Celebrate GIS Day with NCC

Gary White and Laura Robson in the field, ON (Photo by NCC)

Gary White and Laura Robson in the field (Photo by NCC)

Have you ever used Google Maps or Siri to find directions to the closest coffee shop? Congratulations! You just conducted a GIS analysis and are encouraged to celebrate GIS Day on November 20. GIS Day started in 1999 and is held on the third...

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Googling the Earth like a pro: How NCC uses Google Earth mapping software for conservation planning

Environmentally Significant Areas near Banff and Canmore, AB (Map by NCC)

Environmentally Significant Areas near Banff and Canmore, AB (Map by NCC)

Web browsers who visit the Google Earth homepage are greeted with the friendly message "Hello, let's go explore." But the web-based satellite mapping system is more than simply a fun way to explore our planet in three dimensions. It's also an...

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