Beaver Creek, Fort Ellice, MB (Photo by Karol Dabbs)

Beaver Creek, Fort Ellice, MB (Photo by Karol Dabbs)

Stories From the Field

  • Les Jeunes Ecocivistes, College Churchill 2013-14 (Photo by Les Jeunes Ecocivistes)
    Youth volunteerism & philanthropy

    Students from two Winnipeg High Schools have volunteered several hundred hours to raise awareness of the need for protection and conservation of our environment.
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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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  • Qualico Communities, Winnipeg
    A valuable new partnership for the protection of lands in Manitoba

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada's Manitoba Region and Qualico Communities, Winnipeg have launched a new partnership, established to help protect Manitoba’s natural landscapes.
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  • A bit of prairie history by (Photo by NCC)
    Close Encounters: A personal story from the field

    Summers spent working for NCC are always very exciting and busy. There are plenty of once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you will remember forever. Last year, I wrote about tracking a Canada lynx - something that still makes me excited when I think about it. This year, I have decided to write about a life-changing experience of a different kind.
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  • Watching a Coyote searching for dinner (Photo by NCC)
    Close Encounters: Hop, hop, hop goes the...Coyote?

    Most of my encounters with coyotes have been from a distance, usually in a vehicle, but this year I got up close and personal with them...three times!
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  • Releasing butterflies at the opening of the Interpretive Centre (Photo by NCC)
    Close Encounters: A hard day at the office

    Work doesn’t get much better than spending an afternoon frolicking in the tall grass prairie in search of butterflies.
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