Bald eagle (Photo by Keith Mombour)
Thank you for visiting the Maymont Complex, owned and conserved by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Saskatchewan.
About Maymont 5
- Located in the Aspen Parkland Ecoregion (see map), which contains native grasslands, shrublands and hardwood forests.
- About 105 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon, 55 kilometres southeast of North Battleford, situated south of the Maymont Bridge and part of NCC's larger Maymont complex of properties in the regional municipality of Eagle Creek #376. Maymont 5 includes 500 metres of the south bank along the North Saskatchewan River.
- 136 acres (55 hectares) that transition from southern grasslands to more northerly forests, all part of the West Parklands Natural Area.
- Provides habitat for mammals, waterfowl and grassland birds.
Threats to long-term conservation
Habitat loss and fragmentation from residential and commercial development, cultivation, deforestation, dams, fire and intensive grazing.
Species that may be viewed here
- American goldfinch
- American white pelican
- Baird's sparrow
- bald eagle
- blue jay
- blue-winged teal
- Cooper's hawk
- great horned owl
- mountain bluebird
- wood duck
- red fox
- American black bear
- ebony sedge
- slender plantain
- Carolina crane's-bill
- Canada goldenrod
- common yarrow
- choke cherry
- common butterwort
- and more. See NCC's Species List for the Aspen Parkland Ecoregion.
This NCC Species List contains all species viewed and recorded by NCC in Sakatchewan's Aspen Parkland Ecoregion. How many of these species have you seen here? (You can use the Species List to keep track!)
- NCC permits foot access only.
- Leave gates closed, fences intact.
- Enter this property at your own risk. Beware of livestock.
- Keep memories and only take photos. Do not litter or dispose of garbage here.
Contact NCC or call 1.866.622.7275 to:
- Lease this area for livestock grazing.
- Hunt on this property.
- Learn more about NCC's work in Saskatchewan.
- Contribute to NCC's conservation work in Saskatchewan.
- Donate to NCC's conservation work in Saskatchewan.
- Environment Canada: Natural Area Conservation Program
- Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of Environment: Fish and Wildlife Development Fund
- Imperial Oil Foundation
- TD Bank Group Foundation
- Tony Paine
- TransCanada Pipelines Ltd.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada is a not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, protecting ecologically significant natural lands and the species they sustain. NCC works with individuals, corporations, foundations, governments and communities to protect this living heritage for future generations to enjoy.
Disclaimer: All visitors to NCC properties do so at their own risk.