Fort William, QC (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)

Fort William, QC (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)

Stories From the Field

  • Anti-buckthorn squad, Aylmer, Ottawa valley (Photo by NCC)
    Anti-buckthorn volunteer squad at work in the Outaouais region

    This spring, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) invited the public to a hands-on activity on our protected property in Gatineau’s Aylmer region to fight buckthorn, an invasive alien plant
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  • Volunteers at pointe Verte (Photo by NCC)
    Cleaning and improving the pointe Verte Trail, on the Gaspé Peninsula

    In spring 2018, student volunteers from the adventure tourism program of the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles helped the Nature Conservancy of Canada clean up and improve the pointe Verte (Green Point) Trail. The trail runs along pointe Saint-Pierre (Point St. Peter), the eastern tip of the Gaspé Peninsula.
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  • Green Cascades, Covey Hill, Quebec (Photo by David M. Green)
    Rolling hills makes for great habitat in Quebec

    Deep in the rolling knolls of Covey Hill, a haven for wildlife along the Canada-U.S. border, underground water sources are flowing through the land’s surface. These yawning streams and rivers provide habitat for some of Canada’s most elusive species, including the Allegheny mountain dusky salamander.
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  • Boisé Papineau, Laval (Photo by NCC)
    Canon Canada volunteers at Boisé Papineau

    Forty-six employees of Canon Canada participated in a volunteer activity at the Boisé Papineau in Laval.
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  • Volunteers walking through a corn field (Photo by NCC)
    Back to the land – with less buckthorn!

    Signing up for a mid-July conservation volunteer event was one of my best decisions this summer! I work at NCC, but indoors, and rarely get to visit our NCC properties.
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  • Canada warbler (Photo by Gerald Deboer)
    Birders at Kenauk

    On Sunday, August 13, four volunteer birders from the Ottawa Field-Naturalists’ Club joined employees of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) to conduct a bird inventory at Kenauk (Seigneurie Papineau), located just north of Montebello, between Montreal and Ottawa.
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