Stories From the Field
After the fire
Natural disturbances in Canada’s boreal forest such as forest fire have occurred for thousands of years. Disturbance is part of the natural life cycle of the forest and most often helps the forest to renew itself and control insects and disease outbreaks. Read more »
Oh Christmas tree
Despite the chill, 11 hardy Conservation Volunteers joined two staff members at the Haynes Conservation property near Pine Lake for the Region’s first-ever Christmas tree harvest.Read more »
Tom Beck — A legacy of conservation
“I came to Canada and there was all this wonderful land. Some of it was private, much of it was public. It’s meant a lot to me to repay Canada for accepting me, as a teenager and as an immigrant. I’ve tried to repay the gratitude I feel by doing the things I’ve done. “Read more »
Happy Holidays from NCC!
A wonderful poem celebrating the holidays, written by Norm ElfordRead more »
Happy International Volunteer Day!
In honour of International Volunteer Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) invites you to join us in celebrating the incredible volunteers that support our organization, and the tremendous impact they have on conservation. Read more »
Close encounters of an NCC natural area manager
These animals have found a home in the land protected by the NCC, and I end up walking right through their living rooms. Read more »