Stories from the Field

  • Claire Elliott at a Conservation Volunteers event in Tabusintac, NB (Photo by Joanna Hudgins)

    Where are they now? Intern Alumni Spotlight: Claire Elliott

    This blog marks the eighth Intern Alumni Spotlight — a series highlighting some of the individuals who have interned with the Nature...
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  • Victoria Shore planting native species while working as an intern at NCC (Photo by NCC)

    Where are they now? Intern Alumni Spotlight: Victoria Shore

    This blog marks the seventh Intern Alumni Spotlight — a series highlighting some of the individuals who have interned with the Nature...
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  • The eastern Ontario field crew. From left to right: Amelia Bonenfant, Maggie Stevenson, Alexandra Belanger, Megan Quinn, Gretta Lumsden (Photo by NCC)

    Many strengths, one mindset

    When I was hired as a conservation technician for the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Ontario Region, I could barely contain my...
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  • Broad-lipped twayblade (Photo by NCC)

    Tiny beauties: Orchids on the Bruce

    While completing an annual inspection on one of NCC’s properties in the Saugeen Bruce Peninsula this past summer, one plant species that...
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  • Laura Rincon, former GIS intern for NCC's Atlantic region (Photo by NCC)

    Engaging interns in building a legacy

    Every year, NCC’s Conservation Internship Program engages young Canadians across the country in conservation work in an effort to inspire the...
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  • Evan Young kayaking (Photo by NCC)

    You don't have to be a scientist

    As an amateur naturalist, I’ve found it’s easy to learn new things; however, it’s much harder to retain everything I learn.
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  • A bird box (Photo by NCC)

    Cozy one-bedroom bird house available for a low price

    This spring, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) held a Conservation Volunteers event at NCC’s Edenwold property to install bird boxes.
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  • Peregrine falcons (Photo by Evan Young/NCC)

    Close encounters with a peregrine falcon

    Peregrine falcons — a species that has recovered from near extinction — nest at Johnson’s Mills, high in the cliffs of nearby Dorchester Cape,...
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  • Veshani Sewlall at the Conservation Volunteers butterfly count at Carden Alvar, ON (Photo by NCC)

    Reflecting on today for tomorrow: Closing thoughts on my internship at NCC

    With just a few days remaining in my internship, I began to reflect on the past two and a half months serving as the national communications...
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  • MAPS station at Big Valley property, SK (Photo by NCC)

    Science is for the birds

    What is a MAPS station? How does bird banding work? Learn more about the importance of bird banding stations and how the information gathered...
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