The Nature Conservancy of Canada's first project in Alberta was in 1970 with the acquisition of Wagner Natural Area—320 acres (130 hectares) of highly significant wetland habitat. Since then, we have completed more than 200 projects, protecting more than 280,000 acres (114,000 hectares) 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

Pollinator at Gambling Lake (Photo by NCC)

Pollinator at Gambling Lake (Photo by NCC)

There’s a scientist in us all

Citizen science is an up-and-coming way of engaging amateur scientists in scientific research. Continue Reading »

Ferrier property (Photo by Brent Calver)

Ferrier property (Photo by Brent Calver)

Harvesting family history

Situated just 125 kilometres east of Red Deer, on the northwest shore of Gough Lake, is a farm as rich in human history as it is in biodiversity. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Ancient cottonwoods (Photo by Steve Ogle)

Your winter getaway is a lot closer than you may think

February 6, 2018

Who says you can only enjoy nature when the snow has melted? There’s nothing like breathing in the crisp, fresh air on a winter nature hike as you take in the sights and sounds of wildlife around you while braving the cold. I love hearing... Continue Reading »

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