Saskatchewan

The Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC's) first project in Saskatchewan occurred in 1982 — a section of native grassland in the Qu'Appelle Coulee. NCC now conserves more than 150,000 acres (60,703 hectares) of the province’s most ecologically significant land and water.

Stories from the Field

Giles Lalonde helps NCC staff plant trees at the Wise property. (Photo by NCC)

Giles Lalonde helps NCC staff plant trees at the Wise property. (Photo by NCC)

NCC’s neighbour passionate about helping forest restoration

Even as a kid, Giles Lalonde remembers seeing the rapid transformation of natural forests to land developed for various purposes. Continue Reading »

A bison roams at Old Man on His Back ranch. (Photo by Mark Taylor)

A bison roams at Old Man on His Back ranch. (Photo by Mark Taylor)

New bison research on NCC property will help protect species at risk

Since settlement, bison have been replaced by cattle on the landscape. This team wants to quantify the different ways these two animals graze. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Elizabeth Hubbard (Photo by Branimir Gjetvaj, http://branimirphoto.ca/)

Bear versus caterpillar: A day in the field

August 16, 2017

In early summer, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC)'s Saskatchewan Region moved offices. As the move didn’t require all staff to help and also limited the in-office work able to be done, this presented a perfect opportunity to have a day... Continue Reading »

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