See us in Action Stories

NCC staff share their volunteer stories

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

  • Volunteer picking up tires off the coast of the Percival River (Photo by Sean Landsman)
    Conservation Volunteers 2017: Another year for the books!

    Each year, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is astonished at how much time and effort our volunteers across the country contribute. By December 2017, more than 200 volunteer events, engaging close to 2,750 Canadians, contributed close to 13,200 hours of action dedicated to nature.
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  • BCIT students inspect a sample from Centre Creek (Photo by NCC)
    One Fish, Two Fish

    In November, we rallied a group of students, Conservation Volunteers, salmon experts and consultants to help us find out what creatures make their home in Centre Creek in Surrey, BC.
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  • Port Joli, Nova Scotia (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Nature Conservancy of Canada and volunteers to conduct Port Joli bird count

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will be conducting its popular “Wild for Waterfowl” migratory bird count in Port Joli on Saturday, November 25 with event partner Bird Studies Canada.
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  • Volunteer picking up tires off the coast of the Percival River (Photo by Sean Landsman)
    It’s just a bit of mud: Cleaning up the Percival River watershed

    Courtney Thompson recaps NCC's very successful Percival Beach cleanup from October.
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  • Alvar Bioblitz Participants (Photo by NCC)
    Bioblitz records more than 400 species observations in Manitoba's rare and endangered alvar habitat

    The results of an unprecedented Manitoba species count have been tallied and reveal exciting news for one of the province's rarest ecosystems.
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  • Boisé Papineau, Laval (Photo by NCC)
    Canon Canada volunteers at Boisé Papineau

    Forty-six employees of Canon Canada participated in a volunteer activity at the Boisé Papineau in Laval.
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  • Volunteers pulling garlic mustard at Happy Valley Forest, ON (Photo by Miguel Hortiguela)
    Getting the garlic out of the forest

    Thanks to a new partnership with Box of Crayons, NCC is getting help ridding Happy Valley Forest of invasive garlic mustard.
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  • Vesper sparrow (Photo by Angela Waldie)
    Upcycled solutions for grassland bird conservation

    Mosaic repurposes pipe caps used in their potash operations to cap fences at Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation area.
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