Boreal Forest, Whitemouth (Photo by NCC)

Boreal Forest, Whitemouth (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • Birtle Collegiate Students (Photo by A. Wilson)
    Connecting classroom lessons to real-life situations

    Birtle Collegiate students participate in ongoing wildlife monitoring program on NCC's historic Fort Ellice property.
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  • Endangered western prairie white-fringed orchid in the tall grass prairie, MB (Photo by NCC)
    NCC leads the way in conserving the western prairie fringed orchid

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada's Manitoba Region has conserved habitat for more than 50 percent of the western prairie fringed orchid population in Canada...Which is more than 25 percent of the global population.
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  • Prescribed Fire, Manitoba
    The role of prescribed fire as a land management tool

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada's Manitoba Region has developed a fire management program to implement prescribed fire in fire-dependent ecosystems. The program aims to mimic the habitats' natural, historic fire regime in order to maintain and improve the conditions of these ecosystems.
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  • Prairie grassland, Manitoba (Photo by NCC)
    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).
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  • Prairie grassland, Manitoba (Photo by NCC)
    NCC: A valuable member of your community

    NCC's Manitoba Region supports land conservation that benefits the thousands of species of plants and animals in our natural areas, but we also greatly benefit the people and surrounding communities.
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  • Wild boar, SK (Photo by Ryan Brook)
    Wild boar in Manitoba

    Wild boar, an introduced species to North America, has become an increasing problem in natural habitats and croplands across the prairies.
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