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

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

Stories From the Field

  • NCC's Danielle Horne with dogwood (NCC photo)
    In nature, the ordinary can be awe-inspiring

    NCC's conservation biologist Danielle Horne spends months in the field every year in Nova Scotia. She enjoys spotting rare species, but sometimes finds ordinary ones the most awe-inspiring.
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  • Aerial view of Foxner Nature Reserve, NB (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Conserving water for wildlife

    For the first time, all the rivers and streams in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI and eastern Quebec have been mapped.
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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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  • 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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