Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation area (Photo by Alan Dyer)

Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation area (Photo by Alan Dyer)

Stories From the Field

  • Former NCC board member Ann Phillips has been recognized for her work in philanthropy. (Photo by NCC)
    Former NCC board member nominated for Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year

    Ann Phillips knows the importance of conserving natural landscapes in Saskatchewan.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada's Vice President accepts a cheque from K+S Potash Canada's Eric Cline for grassland habitat offset. (Photo by Mark Taylor)
    NCC receives almost $1M in unprecedented grassland habitat offset in Saskatchewan

    "Ensuring development is done responsibly, with proper environmental compensation, provides our best hope for the future," says NCC Natural Area Manager Cameron Wood
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  • Eric Grace enjoys a sunset at NCC's Old Man on His Back site. (Photo by NCC)
    Donor Profile: Conserving grasslands a passion for Eric Grace

    In Saskatchewan, between 17 and 21 per cent of original native prairie remains intact. Eric Grace is doing his part to conserve it.
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  • Jean Kendall (left) and her 10-year-old granddaughter Tanaeya Kring walk through the fields of grasslands at NCC's Old Man on His Back site. (Photo by Mark Taylor)
    Grandmother-granddaughter duo travel 2,500 km to visit NCC grassland property

    A grandmother and her granddaughter travelled from northern Ontario to southwest Saskatchewan to see NCC's Old Man on His Back property.
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