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

Vesper sparrow (Photo by Angela Waldie)

Vesper sparrow (Photo by Angela Waldie)

Upcycled solutions for grassland bird conservation

Mosaic repurposes pipe caps used in their potash operations to cap fences at Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation area. Continue Reading »

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 »

From Our Blog

Swift fox cub and its mum (Photo by Catriona Matheson, Cochrane Ecological Institute)

On a quest for the alluring swift fox

December 11, 2017

My unsuccessful search for the elusive swift fox has spanned nearly a decade.It was 2008, the winter semester of my first year at Lakeland College in Vermilion, Alberta, when I first learned about the history of swift foxes in Canada. The smallest... Continue Reading »

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