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

Aidan Thompson (left) and Bevanne Cote (right) use telemetric equipment to track a hidden moose collar. (Photo by NCC)

Aidan Thompson (left) and Bevanne Cote (right) use telemetric equipment to track a hidden moose collar. (Photo by NCC)

Students learn the importance of tracking moose

Educators hope to inspire students to care more about the environment. Continue Reading »

Sharon Butala and her husband Peter donated Old Man on His Back ranch to the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

Sharon Butala and her husband Peter donated Old Man on His Back ranch to the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

Sharon Butala reflects on donating Old Man on His Back 20 years ago

Sharon Butala talks about what it meant to her to see Old Man on His Back in the care of NCC for 20 years, and how a freak weather event at the anniversary celebrations left her exhilarated. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

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

Celebrating Canadian species: Swift fox

November 28, 2016

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 fox in Canada. The smallest... Continue Reading »

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