Stories from the Field

  • Forest canopy in Backus Woods (Photo by Neil Ever Osborne)

    A throwback to working in Backus Woods

    I had the pleasure of working for the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) for the summer of 2019 as a conservation technician out of the...
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  • Lion's Head Provincial Park Reserve trail sign (Photo by Hai Lin Wang/NCC staff)

    On top of the Lion’s Head

    Check out what our national communications intern experienced on a trip to the Bruce Peninsula with Parkbus.
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  • Maia Herriot and her parents (Photo by NCC)

    Take the people you love to the places you love

    I was working as the communications intern for the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Saskatchewan Region this summer, and when the...
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  • Me as a child in China (Photo courtesy of Hai Lin Wang)

    The language we all speak

    When my parents decided to immigrate to Canada, it was not an easy task. Moving into our new Canadian home at age nine, I found myself feeling...
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  • Before the summer ended and we went our separate ways, I caught up with my fellow interns to get an idea of what they do when they leave the office. (Photo by NCC)

    Life as an intern with the Nature Conservancy of Canada

    As the former communications intern for the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Saskatchewan Region, I spent most of my summer at my desk,...
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  • Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve, QC (Photo by NCC)

    A day in the field at the Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve

    After a bit of planning, I joined Arigna Luangphachaleun, one of NCC Quebec Region’s stewardship interns, for a routine day in the field at...
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  • Backpack Essentials (Image by NCC)

    Backpack Essentials: Beat the bite

    Check out what one of our interns recommends for dealing with mosquitoes while working outdoors.
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  • Sometimes Alayna Chan comes into the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) office on a Thursday and sits down at her desk to work on data entry. (Photo by NCC)

    What is GIS anyway?

    When I first met Alayna this summer, I was wondering what you may be wondering now: What does GIS mean?
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  • Backpack Essentials (Image by NCC)

    Backpack Essentials: Get ready for wetlands

    What is it like to spend a day in a wetland? Read our blog to see how one summer stewardship intern tackles this daunting yet fascinating...
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  • Drew dostaler, NCC's 2019 national conservation engagement intern (Photo courtesy of Drew Dostaler/NCC staff)

    Career curiosity

    NCC's 2019 national conservation engagement intern interviews four NCC staff about building a career in conservation.
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