Conservation Volunteers group on Hirtles Beach, NS (Photo by NCC)

Conservation Volunteers group on Hirtles Beach, NS (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • A visitor takes in the views at Williams Lake, NS (Photo by NCC)
    Help NCC protect a rare habitat and create an urban wilderness park in the Halifax Regional Municipality

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has proposed a 379-acre urban wilderness park in the Williams Lake area of Halifax Regional Municipality, bordering on the Purcell’s Cove Backlands.
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  • Buckthorn Bash CV event, NS (Photo by NCC)
    Volunteer with us this summer in Nova Scotia!

    Click here to learn more about our 2017 Conservation Volunteers events. Sign up now!
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  • Dan Kraus
    Why Canada matters on World Wetlands Day — Dan Kraus

    Dan Kraus, a conservation scientist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, talks about the importance of Canada's wetlands, including those in Nova Scotia.
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  • Recently hatched snapping turtle (Photo by Sasha McCormick)
    Born to be wild on the Musquodoboit River

    A small group of NCC staff and supporters had an amazing encounter with baby snapping turtles on a trip to the Musquodoboit River.
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  • Bill Freedman, 25-year volunteer with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Honouring Dr. Bill Freedman

    At a Celebration of Life in Halifax, there were many stories told, through laughter and tears, about professor Bill Freedman (known to many as Dr. Bill): a respected scientist, an optimistic ecologist and a passionate teacher who served as both Atlantic and National Board Chair for the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC).
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  • Johnson's Mills, New Brunswick (Photo by NCC)
    One third of North America's birds in trouble

    A new report has found birds in North America, including Atlantic Canadian shorebirds and ocean birds, are facing serious population declines.
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