Fort William, QC (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)

Fort William, QC (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)

Stories From the Field

  • Noah, Kaitlyn, Erin Hogg and a map turtle (Photo by Mark Tomalty and Ryan M Bolton)
    Kaitlyn and Noah’s encounter with turtles

    Today is World Turtle Day. To mark the occasion, our grandmother planned an outing for us to see the turtles at the Senneville Ecomuseum.
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  • One of the species spotted was the white-fringed orchid, an indicator of the bog’s integrity  (Photo by NCC).
    Shawinigan Bioblitz: a rich harvest!

    The Shawinigan Bioblitz, an operation initiated by the town of Shawinigan and led by the organization Bassin Versant du St-Maurice, provided an opportunity to conduct an intensive biological inventory of the area over a 24-hour period.
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  • McGill Outdoors Club, Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve, Laurentians (photo by Denis Bergeron)
    This winter, come enjoy the trails of the Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve in the Laurentians!

    At the start of the winter season, 10 generous volunteers from the McGill Outdoors Club came to lend a hand to the Comité régional pour la protection de falaises (CRPF) and the Amis de la reserve Alfred-Kelly (ARAK) to improve trail markings on 2.5 kilometres of trails in the Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve.
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  • European buckthorn- Venise-Ouest peatland (QC) (Photo by NCC)
    Taking on the invaders

    A volunteer activity was held in the Venise-Ouest peatland to cut back European buckthorn, an invasive species, and prevent it from crowding out the native species that form this unique ecosystem.
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  • Copper redhorse (Photo by NCC)
    Saving the copper redhorse: A globally unique fish

    The copper redhorse can only be found in one place in the world — swimming in the waterways of southwest Quebec. NCC actively participates in the protection of its habitat.
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  • Bicknell's thrush (Photo by Serge Beaudet)
    Conservation of habitat for Bicknell's thrush

    Bicknell’s thrush is among one of the most threatened nesting bird species found in eastern North America, and this migrating species is at risk of disappearing.
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