Volunteers stand beside their pile of garbage, Boughton Island, PEI (Photo by NCC)

Volunteers stand beside their pile of garbage, Boughton Island, PEI (Photo by NCC)

Upcoming Events (by province)

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British Columbia

 

Alberta

  • A "Ribbiting" Evening
    May 27, 2016

    Blairmore

    Are you looking for a "ribbiting" way to kick off your weekend? Sign up for our evening amphibian survey on NCC's Frayn conservation property in the Crowsnest Pass and help collect information on the presence and absence of Alberta's ten native frog, salamander and toad species.

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  • Undercover Plover
    June 3, 2016

    Stettler

    Join NCC as we head to Rachel Agnes Hayes Conservation Lands along the eastern shore of Buffalo Lake to survey for piping plover habitat. You will collect information to help us determine the presence or absence of this endangered shorebird, and also gauge the habitat suitability.

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  • Trees for Bees II
    June 10, 2016

    Spruce Grove

    Last year, during World Environment Week, volunteers joined NCC in planting 1000 native trees and shrubs, and countless wildflower seeds to rewild a portion of the Fleming property and increase habitat for pollinators. This June, we need your help with watering, installing mulch mats and monitoring the health of these new plants.

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  • Mix at Hicks
    June 16, 2016

    Tofield

    Join NCC on the Hicks property to help install waymarker signs, clear errant vegetation from the trails, and remove a stray section of barbed wire fence. Not only will you enjoy the beautiful wooded trails, you'll get to learn more about local mesocarnivore research taking place in the area with the support of academics and citizen scientists.

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  • Banks and Buffalo Jumps
    June 21, 2016

    Big Valley

    Celebrate the first days of summer by joining NCC for some spring cleaning! Help us tidy up so we can return the native grassland and badland features of this riverbank property to their full glory.

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  • Return to Waldron
    June 24, 2016

    Nanton

    Join us as we return to the Waldron Ranch to clean up an old homestead site and clear the way for wildlife. Enjoy stunning 360 degree vistas throughout the day, and learn more about the rich history of the Waldron Ranch from the local ranch manager Mike Roberts.

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  • Hot on the Trail
    June 28, 2016

    Warburg

    Join us at Coyote Lake Nature Sanctuary for a day of trail maintenance, and learn about the plants of the boreal! We'll hike five scenic trails, pruning errant vegetation and installing waymarkers and bird nesting boxes as we go, then take time to highlight some of the amazing plants unique to the boreal forest.

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  • Incidental Ornamental
    July 21, 2016

    Tofield

    Join NCC and its partners to remove invasive tansy, an escaped garden plant, and prevent it from taking over native plant communities. Come learn more about Alberta's most notorious escaped ornamentals and go home with some tips for taking action in your own garden.

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Saskatchewan

  • Piping Plover Census at Mather Lake
    June 10, 2016

    Weyburn

    Join NCC at the Mather Lake property to count piping plovers! This property provides potentially suitable nesting habitat for piping plovers, which are federally listed as endangered and are protected under the Species at Risk Act. Data collected will be submitted to the International Piping Plover Census. Come on out and contribute to global conservation efforts of this endangered shorebird!

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  • Piping Plover Census at Shoe Lake
    June 11, 2016

    Moose Jaw

    Join NCC at the Shoe Lake West property to count piping plovers! This property provides potentially suitable nesting habitat for piping plovers, which are federally listed as endangered and are protected under the Species at Risk Act. Data collected will be submitted to the International Piping Plover Census. Come on out and contribute to global conservation efforts of this endangered shorebird!

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  • Burdock Blitz
    June 24, 2016

    Regina

    Join us on Fairy Hill South to remove common burdock that can entangle in the hair or fur of livestock and wildlife and may also fatally entangle small birds and bats. If you enjoy spending time outdoors and want some hands-on stewardship experience then please join us at this event!

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  • Nebo Bioblitz
    July 9, 2016

    Prince Albert

    Walk through one of NCC's newest properties to catalogue all the plant and animal species that can be identified on the property, which will provide baseline data for future monitoring.

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  • OMB Native Prairie Extravaganza
    August 13, 2016

    Swift Current

    Join us at Old Man on His Back for a weekend of native prairie fun! If you enjoy spending time outdoors, want to experience untouched native prairie, and want some hands-on stewardship experience then please join us at this event!

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  • Weeds and Wire Wipeout
    August 27, 2016

    Saskatoon

    Join us on Asquith North 03 to remove weeds and clean up old wire fence. Many weeds are exotic species that invade native habitats and reduce the quality of that habitat for native species. Old wire poses a danger for wildlife, as it is often loose and potentially covered by grass, making it difficult to see and easy to get entangled. If you enjoy spending time outdoors and don’t mind getting your hands dirty for a good cause, then this is the event for you! You’ll also get to meet some like-minded people and spend the day in some beautiful prairie habitat.

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  • Edenwold Fence Pull 2
    September 17, 2016

    Regina

    Join us on NCC's Edenwold property to remove old fencing. Old fences provide a danger to wildlife and a potential barrier to movement between areas. If you enjoy spending time outdoors and want some hands-on stewardship experience then please join us at this event!

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Manitoba

  • On the Hunt For Small White Lady's-slippers
    June 1, 2016

    Stonewall

    Join NCC on the the hunt for the nationally threatened Small White Lady's-slipper and other rare species on NCC's East Shoal Lake Project in the Interlake.

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  • Jiggens Bluff Tidy Up
    June 4, 2016

    Oak Lake, MB

    Lend a hand removing unused fencing on the Jiggens Bluff Property that poses a threat to wildlife that may become entangled in loose wires. Afterwards join us for some birdwatching on the Plum Lakes.

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Ontario

  • Not(tawasaga) Your Average Tree Planting 1
    May 26, 2016

    Angus

    Join the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and NCC for a wet and wild day of planting trees along the Nottawasaga River in the internationally significant Minesing Wetlands.

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  • Not(tawasaga) Your Average Tree Planting 2
    May 28, 2016

    Angus

    Join the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and NCC for a wet and wild day of planting trees along the Nottawasaga River in the internationally significant Minesing Wetlands.

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  • Oakrageous Oak-pocalypse
    May 29, 2016

    Help kick-start the oak-pocalypse by planting Chinquapin Oak seedlings in a restored agricultural field on Pelee Island!

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  • Wallflowers for Wetlands
    June 11, 2016

    Port Franks, ON

    At NCC we care about wetlands! Help show the globally rare wetlands at NCC’s Ipperwash Dunes and Swales property some love, by planting native wildflowers and grasses on one of the wetland banks. By restoring this bank, we can make a ‘wall of flowers’ to prevent erosion and keep other non-native species at bay.

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Quebec

  • Repel the invaders!
    July 9, 2016

    Lake Champlain, QC

    Join NCC staff in our efforts to control the invasion of common buckthorn, which is proliferating in a habitat of high ecological value on a property recently secured by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). Come explore an area with a wealth of biodiversity and the contribute to protecting the increasingly rare bog habitats of Lake Champlain.

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New Brunswick

 

Prince Edward Island

  • Great Marram Grass Plug Plant 2016 - Follow the White Pine Boardwalk!
    May 28, 2016

    Morell

    Come help NCC staff to plant Marram Grass along the dunes of St. Peter's Harbour! Spend a day on the beach interacting with other nature lovers and help to sustain the towering sand dunes along PEI's north shore.

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  • Boughton Island Kayak Klean-Up
    July 23, 2016

    Cardigan

    Grab your kayak and join us as we clean the shores of Boughton Island, the third largest island off the coast of PEI! Spend a day in the water and on the beach interacting with other nature lovers and help to restore and protect the beautiful coastline along PEI's eastern shore!

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Nova Scotia

  • Pugwash Trailblazers
    June 11, 2016

    Pugwash

    Help us do the finishing touches on a brand new hiking trail at the Pugwash Estuary!

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  • Gaff Point Trailblazers
    July 9, 2016

    Upper Kingsburg

    Come with your energy and elbow grease! The type of work will vary from more light branch pruning and trail clearing, to moving rocks, laying wood and hammering away to maintain this beautiful trail.

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  • Sights and Sounds of Brier Island
    August 27, 2016

    Westport

    NCC will be completing shore and trail clean-up work on our 1200 acre Brier Island nature reserve in southwest Nova Scotia. Brier Island is renowned for its bird life and rare plant species, as well as beautiful coastal views.

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  • Johnston's Pond Beach Clean-up
    October 15, 2016

    Sable River

    Join NCC and Bird Studies Canada to clean-up Johnston's Pond beach habitat for nesting piping plovers and other migratory birds.

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  • Port Joli Wild For Waterfowl
    November 19, 2016

    Port Joli

    We need a team to count coastal waterbirds from Port Mouton Bay to Sable River within the South Shore (Port Joli Sector) Important Bird Area and Migratory Bird Sanctuaries!

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Newfoundland & Labrador

  • Crabbes River Poplar Planting
    May 28, 2016

    St. Fintan's

    Lend us your muscle and get your hands dirty by helping us restore forest habitat along the Crabbes River shoreline. NCC needs your help to plant lots of trees-to-be!

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  • Sandy Point Beach Sweep
    August 27, 2016

    St. George's

    Help NCC clean the beaches of marine debris on beautiful Sandy Point. Sandy Point is an island rich in cultural history, with sand dunes, salt marshes and a wide variety of birds.

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