Stories from the field

See us in action

Read about the science and stewardship projects Conservation Volunteers are supporting across the country!

  • Moose browsing in Freshwater Bay, captured on trailcam (NCC photo)
    Thank you, Freshwater Bay bioblitzers!

    In July, 22 dedicated volunteers joined NCC staff for our first-ever “bioblitz” at Freshwater Bay. We had a great day in the field, identifying the bird, plant, lichen, and mammal species on the 98-hectare (243-acre) future nature reserve, located along the East Coast Trail.
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  • Lanna Campbell and volunteer John Nyren clean up Murray Harbour nature reserves (photo credit: Stephen DesRoches)
    Thank you, Murray Harbour volunteers!

    In August 2019, volunteers from NCC and INT travelled to the island nature reserves in Murray Harbour, PEI, to sweep them clean of plastics and marine garbage.
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Roving Reporters

Become an NCC Roving Reporter

Try your hand at creative writing as an honorary reporter at an NCC Conservation Volunteers event. Your story could earn you a $25 Mountain Equipment Co-op gift card! Learn more »

  • Meadows for Monarchs event participants (Photo by NCC)

    Meadows for Monarchs

    On May 16, 2019, I participated in the Meadows for Monarchs Conservation Volunteers event, which was hosted by the Nature Conservancy of...
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  • A lesson on vernal pools by Jenna Siu (Photo by Daniel Abdelmassih)

    Volunteer to learn

    On September 29, 2018, I participated in my first Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) Conservation Volunteers event. During the event, I and...
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