Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • Summer intern Amy Russell (Photo by NCC)
    The grasslands: More wild than you might think

    Grasslands are complex and exciting, and support a wide array of species. Whether you are interested in seeing mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, plants or beautiful landscapes, the grasslands have it all.
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  • NCC staff running in the marathon (Photo by NCC)
    NCC participates in Canada's oldest marathon

    The Calgary marathon is Canada’s longest-running marathon, and for the past four years the Nature Conservancy of Canada has participated in the event.
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  • Gus Yaki and fellow walkers near Milk River (Photo by Patrick Mahaffey)
    A grasslands odyssey

    This spring, I had the chance to explore southern Alberta with Calgary-based naturalist Gus Yaki, who organized a walking tour of to recognize Canada’s 150th and raise funds for habitat conservation and research.
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  • Fisher (Photo by Matthew Zalewski)
    Finding fishers in the Cooking Lake Moraine

    The purpose of the Moraine Mesocarnivore study project was to determine whether the fisher population had grown, and to determine how many current fishers had the DNA of the reintroduced animals.
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  • Downey brome weed-pull event at Sandstone Ranch, AB (Photo by NCC)
    All aboard for grassland health

    Downy brome is a noxious, invasive weed, and on June 3, 2017, NCC employees and 22 eager volunteers went out and picked several bags from the Sandstone Ranch in an effort to keep it under control.
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  • Road to Recovery CV event (Photo by Jaya Sarathe)
    Spectacular success at Hayden Hendenstrom

    For over a decade, NCC has been maintaining this 315-acre (128-hectare) piece of property in the Waterton Park Front to ensure that this land remains the same far into the future.
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