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

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Since settlement, bison have been replaced by cattle on the landscape.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 »

Dale Gross explores NCC's Wideview property. (Photo by NCC)

Dale Gross explores NCC's Wideview property. (Photo by NCC)

NCC’s Dale Gross reflects on the people who contribute to outstanding conservation

Over the four years that Dale Gross worked at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), he was continually amazed by the passion that landowners had for conservation. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Missouri Coteau, Saskatchewan (Photo by NCC)

Flattening a prairie province's misconceptions

June 23, 2017

Growing up, I learned a lot about my home province, Saskatchewan, from my fellow Canadians. I was told that the land — limited to fields of wheat and canola — is tabletop flat and devoid of trees. I heard that our towns, villages and... Continue Reading »

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