The Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC's) first project in Saskatchewan occurred in 1982 with the acquisition of 157 acres (64 hectares) in Qu’Appelle Coulee, located 15 kilometres (10 miles) North of Wolseley in southern Saskatchewan. This area consists of upland native grassland, mature American elm, Manitoba maple and green ash along the coulee. When acquired, this area was the second ecological reserve in the province. Since then, NCC has completed more than 205 projects in Saskatchewan and is conserving more than 150,000 acres (60,703 hectares) of the province’s most ecologically significant land and water. The Saskatchewan Region continues to work with its partners to protect and steward Saskatchewan's natural heritage.
Stories from the Field
The Nature Conservancy of Canada's Vice President accepts a cheque from K+S Potash Canada's Eric Cline for grassland habitat offset. (Photo by Mark Taylor)
"Ensuring development is done responsibly, with proper environmental compensation, provides our best hope for the future," says NCC Natural Area Manager Cameron Wood Continue Reading »
In Saskatchewan, between 17 and 21 per cent of original native prairie remains intact. Eric Grace is doing his part to conserve it. Continue Reading »
October 19, 2016
Remember that scene in Stand By Me, where our intrepid heroes set out on their journey towards adulthood along the railway track of life and chase a bunch of cows off the rail bed and into the pasture beside it? No? How about the scene where the... Continue Reading »
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Natalie Hassett, natural areas manager, Southwestern Saskatchewan at OMB, SK with the Google Trekker (Photo by NCC)
Learn about where and how we are focussing our conservation efforts in Saskatchewan.
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Faces of NCC
Meet some of the staff, volunteers and supporters who make our work possible. Read more »
Read the latest NCC news in Saskatchewan.
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