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

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

Stories From the Field

  • Jackolantern carving (Photo by NCC)
    Giving thanks

    In the spirit of Thanksgiving, NCC's Manitoba Region hosted a Giving Thanks Event on October 20, 2013. The event invited Manitoba supporters to an afternoon of outdoor activities at Arnason's Icelandic Horse Farm.
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  • Grazed paddock on left, Marjerison property, MB (Photo by NCC)
    A flash mob of the bovine kind

    Flash mobs may not be as popular as in their hey-day of a few years ago, but recently some of the most unlikely flash mobbers traveled to a Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) property in Manitoba for a flash mob of a different kind – an activity called “mob grazing,” thanks to a herd of 220 cattle.
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  • Jeff Polakoff opening day, Weston Centre, MB (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    The Manitoba Region celebrates the grand opening of its new interpretive centre

    On Monday, July 15, NCC’s Manitoba office celebrated its grand opening of the Weston Family Tall Grass Interpretive Centre on the site’s grounds in the southeast part of the prairie province, near the community of Stuartburn.
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  • Badger (Photo courtesy of USFWS)
    COSEWIC lists five new species relevant to Manitoba

    Recently COSEWIC (the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife In Canada) listed five new species relevant to Manitoba: mottled duskywing, greenish white grasshopper, eastern wood pewee, American badger and western tiger salamander.
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  • Monarch butterfly (Photo by NCC)
    Partnering with landowners for prairie conservation

    NCC is a strong believer in the synergy between nature and agriculture. Our science-based conservation partnerships show how taking care of nature can help farmers.
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