Manitoba

The Nature Conservancy of Canada's first acquisition in the Manitoba Region was in 1977. Today, we have conserved and protected over 65,000 acres (26,305 hectares) across nine natural areas critical to Manitoba's biodiversity. These areas provide important habitat for thousands of species of plants and animals, many of which are endangered or at risk. Thanks to the generous donations of Manitobans and our partners, we aim to ensure that these special areas, plants and animals continue to be there for generations to come and that Manitoba continues to be a special place. 

Stories from the Field

Poweshiek skipperling (Photo by Rachel Carol)

Poweshiek skipperling (Photo by Rachel Carol)

Episode Six: The Mystery of the Disappearing Butterfly

This is the story of the groundbreaking efforts to save a small insect from extinction. Continue Reading »

The curious cows at the Yellow Quill Prairie Preserve. (Photo by Diana Robson)

The curious cows at the Yellow Quill Prairie Preserve. (Photo by Diana Robson)

Times of drought highlight the need for grassland management

Dry summers in Manitoba remind us of the importance of good pasture management; not only to maintain and enhance the biodiversity goals of Manitoba's grassland habitats but also to provide resistance and buffer against climate variations (in this case, drought). Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

The Wildpaths maritimes project is a citizen science project that helps protect wildlife by using the iNaturalist app. (Photo by NCC)

The Wildpaths maritimes project is a citizen science project that helps protect wildlife by using the iNaturalist app. (Photo by NCC)

Citizen science 101

October 24, 2018

Close your eyes and picture a scientist. What do you see? Lab coats, goggles and beakers of bubbling liquids? A perplexed set of eyes staring back at you through a window filled with complex equations beyond comprehension? Ask the internet and it... Continue Reading »

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