Saskatchewan

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

Stories from the Field

Two bee hotels decorated by conservation volunteers (Photo by NCC)

Two bee hotels decorated by conservation volunteers (Photo by NCC)

Hotels with a lot of buzz

NCC staff and volunteers build bee hotels for solitary native bees to nest. Continue Reading »

Western meadowlark (photo by Jason Bantle)

Western meadowlark (photo by Jason Bantle)

Volunteering to save the birds

NCC staff perform surveys called "point counts" each summer to contribute to scientific knowledge of the state of Canada's birds Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Blue orchard mason bee (Photo by Robert Engelhardt)

Blue orchard mason bee (Photo by Robert Engelhardt)

Making friends with the solitary bees

September 17, 2019

When you think of bees, your mind probably goes to honey, hives and stingers. But what if I told you that there was a species of bee, native to the Saskatchewan prairies, that didn’t make honey, live in a hive or (usually) sting? Mason bees... Continue Reading »

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