See us in Action

NCC staff share their volunteer stories

Hear from the conservationists that craft all of NCC's unique Conservation Volunteers events.

  • Migrant captive bred burrowing owl keeps an eye on burrow dig volunteers on NCC lands in the Kilpoola Grasslands of the South Okanagan, BC (Photo by Dianne Bersea)
    Digging deep for burrowing owls

    This fall, dozens of volunteers joined the Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Burrowing Owl Conservation Society of BC to dig 22 new burrows on the Napier Lake Ranch Conservation Area, south of Kamloops, British Columbia.
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  • Conservation Volunteers John and Ray working on a boardwalk as a part of the
    Conservation Volunteers: Trail blazing across Canada

    A story about how Conservation Volunteers contribute to many of Canada’s trail systems and their ongoing maintenance, year after year.
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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 »

  • 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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