Fort William, QC (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)

Fort William, QC (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)

Stories From the Field

  • The team at île du Moine (Photo by NCC)
    Nesting boxes: Encouraging the return of a threatened species

    Summer wouldn’t be the same without the twittering and warbling of barn swallows. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is currently working on reintroducing the species by building and erecting nesting boxes on its île du Moine property in Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel, on Lac Saint-Pierre.
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  • Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve, QC (Photo by NCC)
    4 ways to enjoy Quebec’s winters

    One of the many incredible things about Quebec is its natural beauty in all four seasons. Although Quebec winters can be harsh, cold and snowy, with the right footwear, clothing and attitude, it can be an enjoyable time of year!
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  • Discover Your Nature day at Kenauk (Photo by Martin Beaulieu)
    A day spent amidst Kenauk’s splendour

    On September 14, close to 75 people gathered in the enchanting setting of Kenauk – Saumon (Kinonge) river valley, in Montebello, for the first event organized by the Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC’s) Young Philanthropist Leaders Committee. We take a look back at a busy day in nature that delighted young and old alike.
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  • The Canada lynx is a nationally endangered species, and it is provincially endangered in both Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Lynx without borders

    In order to survive, all animals, but especially large mammals, need to move to habitats where they can reproduce, feed and find shelter. Vanishing forests and landscape fragmentation is a direct threat to their survival unless we protect the passages, called ecological corridors, which connect territories together.
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  • Volunteers at île Bouchard, QC (Photo by NCC)
    Planting for the monarch’s future, one flower at a time

    This fall, the monarch butterfly, an emblematic insect of North American, will begin its journey to Mexico, one of the most important migratory phenomena in the animal kingdom.
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  • Mikinak Festival (Photo by NCC)
    Six reasons to attend the Festival de la tortue Mikinak in Pike River

    Mikinak means “turtle” in Algonquin, a perfectly fitting name for this free festival in Pike River, Montérégie, that celebrates turtles, in particular the spiny softshell turtle. Here are six reasons not to miss this year’s fourth edition of the event.
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