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
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Rick Huziak, RASC and Mark Wartman, NCC Saskatchewan, admire the telescope, dedicated to a former interpreter, Sue Dumontel (Photo by NCC)
My one educational breakthrough was to teach them to emulate my hayseed ways by chewing on a piece of grass before touring the property (Photo by NCC)
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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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