Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • ReScrunched team Parker Hicks and Maya Bezubiak (Photo by NCC)
    ReScrunched: Sustainable scrunchies

    A class of Grade 9 students at St. Rose Catholic Junior High School created a company called ReScrunched, as a part an entrepreneur option program called Junior Achievement. They then donated a portion of their profits to NCC in support of protecting Canada’s lands and waters.
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  • Aleksie's donation at NCC's Calgary office (Photo by NCC)
    Aleksie’s donation

    Nine-year-old Aleksie Lilles is in Grade four and wants to help the recovery of swift foxes.
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  • Trailing plant (Photo by Robert Wolcheck)
    Environmental energy boost

    Our circadian rhythm creates a strong desire to sleep at two times during the day: once in the middle of the night and the other in the early afternoon. Even though this slump is natural, it’s not very helpful for productivity. There are a couple of ways to use nature and the environment to give you a little boost to get through the afternoon.
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  • Bringing soap and shampoo bars instead of liquid soaps helps reduce the weight of your gear when camping (Photo by Scouts Canada)
    Field day prep: What’s in your backpack?

    When you spend a lot of time in the weather-unpredictable Alberta outdoors, it's important to fill your backpack with everything you'll need to get you through the day safely.
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  • A summer spent on the Bowron Lake Canoe Circuit (Photo courtesy of Duncan Dube)
    My connection to conservation

    From a childhood spent out in the Canadian wilderness, I have a strong connection to the places where I grew up. Now I have the chance to help conserve this land through stories.
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  • Swift foxes on NCC site (Photo by NCC)
    Sure signs of swift fox recovery in Alberta

    Inspiring news of the recovery of swift fox in Alberta continues, as recent surveys on a Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) property in southeastern Alberta found ample evidence of the presence of the threatened canine species, which was once lost from the province.
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