Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • NCC staff demonstrate how to carry a wounded coworker using the clothes off their backs (Photo by NCC)
    Not your average first aid course

    “Say I am in the middle of nowhere, and the nearest hospital is two hours away. I have no cell service, and my summer student gets attacked by a cougar…”
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  • Flower meadow (Photo courtesy PxHere)
    Bee lawns

    Look out into your backyard. What do you see? A large square of lawn groomed to emerald green, monoculture perfection? Or a vibrant space full of colourful tiny flowers and grass, filled with thriving native pollinators?
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  • Harebell (Photo by NCC)
    Alberta’s mountain flowers

    If you head into the mountains this summer, here are a few of the most common flowers you might see.
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  • Carys Richards at Nodwell property (Photo by Robert Berdan)
    Spend a day in Alberta’s Badlands

    If you want to experience Alberta’s iconic Badlands, NCC’s Nodwell property is the perfect opportunity. This Nature Destination is part of a network of conservation sites across the country that are open for public use.
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  • Baah'd Plant Management & Reclamation goat browsing (Photo by NCC)
    How to train your goat (to fight invasive species)

    Jeanette Hall, owner of Baah'd Plant Management & Reclamation, has a solution for invasive weeds: a herd of weed-eating goats.
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  • Fox at Rockland Bay property (Photo by NCC)
    Camera Capture

    Wild animals actively avoid humans, and it’s important to know which species are living on or travelling across our conservation sites. Trail cameras can help record what kind of animals are making use of the properties at all times of the year.
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