Stories from the field

See us in action

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

  • The team at île du Moine (Photo by NCC)
    Nesting boxes: Encouraging the return of a threatened species

    Summer wouldn’t be the same without the twittering and warbling of barn swallows. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is currently working on reintroducing the species by building and erecting nesting boxes on its île du Moine property in Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel, on Lac Saint-Pierre.
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  • Conservation Volunteers transform invasive Scotch pine from the Hazel Bird Nature Reserve into festive wreaths, Rice Lake Plains, ON (Photo by Nick Tardif)
    Celebrate the holidays with conservation

    Get into the holiday spirit with NCC! Here are some ways you can incorporate conservation into your family's festive season.
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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 »

  • Fence lined with vinyl clips stretch across the prairie at NCC's Wideview property in Saskatchewan. (Photo by Bill Armstrong)

    Wideview revisited

    Barbed-wire fence clips help prevent wildlife injuries out on the prairies. Find out how.
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  • Conservation Volunteer removing wire (Photo by NCC)

    My first de-fencing lesson

    Learn how a Conservation Volunteer helped save endangered cut-throat trout.
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