Stories From the Field
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
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. Read more »
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. Read more »
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.Read more »
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.Read more »