Alberta

The Nature Conservancy of Canada's first project in Alberta was in 1970 with the acquisition of Wagner Natural Area — 130 hectares (320 acres) of highly significant wetland habitat. Since then, we have completed more than 200 projects, protecting more than 451,630 hectares (1.1 million acres) of this province's most ecologically significant land and water. Today, the Alberta Region continues to work with our partners to protect and steward Alberta's natural heritage.

Stories from the Field

Olivia McLaughlin at Bunchberry Meadows (Photo by Brent Calver)

Olivia McLaughlin at Bunchberry Meadows (Photo by Brent Calver)

Connecting kids to nature

Kids who spend time outside are more confident, creative, responsible and better able to handle stress than those who don’t. Being out in nature is good for both the mind and the body. Continue Reading »

2017 field staff training day (Photo by NCC)

2017 field staff training day (Photo by NCC)

Everyday conservation

Conservation is the act of protecting the natural world; however, NCC staff had a more personal take on the definition of conservation. From field technicians to the finance department, the consensus is that conservation is about being passionate, mindful and dedicated stewards of the natural world. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Picturesque Cherry Meadows, BC (Photo by Carol Latter)

Picturesque Cherry Meadows, BC (Photo by Carol Latter)

Celebrating wetland conservation: NAWCA turns 30

December 10, 2019

This month, the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) turns 30. Passed on December 13, 1989, NAWCA is one of the most successful pieces of conservation legislation in U.S. history. Under the Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service... Continue Reading »

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