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

Volunteers at the Carden Dragonfly Count in Ontario (Photo by Leanne Gauthier-Helmer)

Volunteers at the Carden Dragonfly Count in Ontario (Photo by Leanne Gauthier-Helmer)

Be an honorary Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) reporter for the day at a Conservation Volunteers (CV) event and be entered into a random draw for a $25 Mountain Equipment Co-op gift card!

Every CV event is filled with stories and unique experiences of everyday people making a real difference to conservation in Canada. And no one can tell those stories better than the people who actually experience them.

Whether you’re a seasoned reporter or just starting out in the blogosphere, we want your story!

Click here to see Roving Reporter creations from NCC volunteers!

How does it work?

As a Roving Reporter you will join a CV event and choose how you want to document the day. After the event, share your creation with us:

By Email: Send your photos, story, etc. national@conservationvolunteers.ca

Twitter: Tweet us @NCC_CNC using the hashtag #NCCVolunteers to share your photos and video.

Instagram: Tag @ncc_cnc in your Instagram photos and videos from the field! You can also use the hashtag #NCCVolunteers to share your CV 'grams with us.

We'll post your creations on the NCC website, NCC’s YouTube channel, as well as NCC’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

It's that easy!

What can I submit? 

The final format of your reportage can be as traditional or as creative as you wish! You could:

  • make a video
  • take still photographs
  • vonduct a Q&A interview
  • write a newspaper-style article
  • write a non-fiction story
  • Create a photo essay
  • write a blog post
  • and more!

(Roving Reporters are encouraged to interview fellow Conservation Volunteers to get to the heart of the story!)

Once approved, submissions will be shared on NCC’s website and across our social networks.

Who can participate?

All ages and experience levels welcome!

How do I get started?

To get started, find a Conservation Volunteers event to report on - See the map of events here.

Then head out into the field at the CV event, and have fun reporting on the day!

Contact national@conservationvolunteers.ca for more information or if you have any questions.

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