Roving Reporters report back!
Roving Reporters get to be honorary reporters for the day at a Conservation Volunteers event. They capture their day in nature with Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) biologists and fellow volunteers, and then share their findings.
And as a bonus, Roving Reporters are entered into a draw for a $25 MEC gift card!
Interested in becoming a Roving Reporter?
Read some amazing creations from our Roving Reporters
Bees and wasps a buzzin'
Volunteer Denise Richards writes about her relationship with bees and wasps as they buzz around her.Read more »
Keeping Kettle Island out of hot water
NCC's Milaine Saumur shares how Conservation Volunteers came together to remove debris from Kettle Island.Read more »
Getting my hands dirty for conservation
Volunteer Lisa Guthrie shares how stepping away from a desk and into nature provided a release and a great experience.Read more »
What I discovered spending the day in an outside classroom
Guest blogger and high school student, Keri Klinger, learns what it's like to have class outside for the day.Read more »
Restoring the dunes of James Island, BC
“Covenant,” from the French word "covenir," means to come together. And this fall, 11 of us did just that as Conservation Volunteers with the...Read more »
If you wanna be happy, plant trees
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time was in fall 2016.” - a revised proverbRead more »
What makes burrowing owl volunteers hoot?
It’s a cold, early March day when my friend and regular Burrowing Owl Conservation Society volunteer, Doreen Olson, asks me, “Why don’t you...Read more »
Granny cannot walk on water
Denise Harris, long-time Conservation Volunteer with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, describes her watery encounter at the Reiser property...Read more »
The perfection of the morning redux: Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area
Conservation Volunteer Gail F. Chin recounts her visit to Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area during a CV event held...Read more »
A day at Sandy Point with NCC
Conservation Volunteer Aiden Mahoney's account of cleaning beaches at Sandy Point on the west coast of Newfoundland.Read more »
Tin cans, a Mormon cricket and a UFO landing pad: One perspective on the Conservation Volunteers weekend at Old Man on His Back
I understand there are likely to be a couple more Land Line blogs about the recent Conservation Volunteers (CV) weekend at the (inhale) Old...Read more »
O’Canada! Culture of the wilderness: A day at the NCC Nebo property
Nebo, some 70 kilometres due west of the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan is the largest and northernmost property recently acquired by the...Read more »
O'piping plover where art thou?
2016 marks the 5th international census of the piping plover population. Recently, I joined the Saskatchewan chapter of the Nature...Read more »
Wise seedling spree
When I went on to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) website and read over the Conservation Volunteers (CV) events, I noticed the Wise...Read more »
Deck the halls...With invasive species?
As typical Canadian Decembers go, this wasn’t one of them. The landscape at the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Rice Lake Plains property was...Read more »
Advocates for health!
On November 6, an eager group of Conservation Volunteers (CVs) was greeted by mild weather and sunshine at the Gray Property near Cooking...Read more »
Sign, sign, everywhere a sign!
It was the Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign event at The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Fishing Lake property in the Frontenac Arch...Read more »
It’s nice to be on a little island: Reflections from the NCC 2015 Sandy Point cleanup
It’s nice to be on a little island. That was one sentiment shared by a Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) Conservation Volunteer at the annual...Read more »
The Crowsnest Pass holds a special place in my heart. Whether I’m overnight backpacking with my children to enjoy the serenity of Window...Read more »
Lending nature a hand
On August 8 I joined a group of volunteers, led by NCC representatives, on a mission to clean up the Missisquoi Bay Nature Refuge in...Read more »