David Mazerolle, Atlantic Conservation Data Centre, Musquash NB (Photo by Karen Vanderwolf)

David Mazerolle, Atlantic Conservation Data Centre, Musquash NB (Photo by Karen Vanderwolf)

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!

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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.
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  • Keeping Kettle Island out of hot water

    NCC's Milaine Saumur shares how Conservation Volunteers came together to remove debris from Kettle Island.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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...
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  • 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 proverb
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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.
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • Riverbank rescue!

    The Crowsnest Pass holds a special place in my heart. Whether I’m overnight backpacking with my children to enjoy the serenity of Window...
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  • 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...
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