Saskatchewan

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 Saskatchewan’s second ecological reserve. Since then, NCC has completed more than 205 projects in Saskatchewan and is conserving more than 132,549 acres (53,641 hectares) of this 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.

  • Gaillardia (Photo by Shaylee Booty, Sebastian Fallen Feather Photography)

    Connectivity: Art, science and great partners

    Sometimes the most basic of concepts are the ideal ones. When wildlife has more areas to protect against predators, secure food and raise their young, they have a much better chance of surviving and thriving. Through partnership with the Government of Saskatchewan and others, NCC in Saskatchewan has been able to do just that.

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  • Burrowing owls (Photo by Don Dabbs)

    Missouri Coteau Natural Area

    The Missouri Coteau is a North American glacial moraine of roughly 17 million acres (7 million hectares) with about 6 million acres (3 million hectares) located in Saskatchewan.

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  • Volunteers enhancing burrowing owl nesting opportunities, SK (Photo by Adam Crosby)
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    Volunteers enhancing nesting opportunities, SK (Photo by Adam Crosby)
  • Elizabeth Hubbard Property (Photo by Branimir Gjetvaj, http://branimirphoto.ca/)
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    Elizabeth Hubbard Property (Photo by Branimir Gjetvaj)
  • Northern leopard frog (Photo by NCC)
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    Northern leopard frog
  • Indigo bunting (Photo by Dewitt)
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    Indigo bunting
  • Fairy Hill (Photo by Cherie Westmoreland)
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    Fairy Hill

  • Volunteers enhancing burrowing owl nesting opportunities, SK (Photo by Adam Crosby)
  • Elizabeth Hubbard Property (Photo by Branimir Gjetvaj, http://branimirphoto.ca/)
  • Northern leopard frog (Photo by NCC)
  • Indigo bunting (Photo by Dewitt)
  • Fairy Hill (Photo by Cherie Westmoreland)
  • Qu'Appelle Valley, SK

  • Old Man on His Back, Saskatchewan

  • Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area, SK

Thank you for your interest in land conservation. Together we will achieve tangible results.