Stories from the Field

  • Gull with balloon ribbon wrapped around its feet (Photo by Jason Read)

    Reduce your plastic footprint

    Here are five tips from the United Nations and the Nature Conservancy of Canada to help you reduce your plastic use.
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  • Logan Salm and Breanna Silversides taking a pre-flight selfie (Photo by NCC)

    Sky-high conservation and other unique internship experiences this summer

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) summer internship provides an incredible opportunity to experience and learn hands-on about...
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  • Me holding a beaked hazelnut (Photo by NCC)

    Rediscovering food from our own backyards

    Conservation Intern Haley Macdonald shares how foraging has become her latest interest and how her internship with the Nature Conservancy of...
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  • Eve Desmarais at her office at Environment and Climate Change Canada (Photo courtesy of Eve Desmarais)

    Where are they now? Conservation Intern alumni spotlight

    This blog is the second in a series of stories highlighting some of the individuals who have interned with the Nature Conservancy of Canada...
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  • Prescribed burn at NCC's Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area, SK (Photo by NCC)

    Burning for change

    What is a prescribed burn? Is it safe? Logan Salm, NCC's Conservation Intern in the Saskatchewan Region interviews Michael Burak, NCC’s...
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  • Conservation Interns at Waterton Park Front, AB (Photo by NCC)

    Career advice from five Conservation Intern alumni

    Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Conservation Intern alumni offer up valuable career advice that are sure to help you in your own...
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  • Documenting roadkill helps me investigate the interactions between wildlife and roads in the Chignecto Isthmus (Photo by NCC)

    Understanding how roads affect wildlife in the Chignecto Isthmus

    No one likes the sight of dead animals on the road, but few are aware of the more serious implications that roads have on wildlife habitat...
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  • Hine's emerald dragonfly at Minesing Wetlands, ON (Photo by Chris Evans)

    Emerald city

    The Hine's emerald dragonfly is a brilliant emerald green insect that lives a tough life. They are a rare and endangered species, and found...
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  • Working in the forest (Photo by NCC)

    Other duties, as assigned: The real scoop on being a conservation biology coordinator

    NCC's Megan Quinn talks about what it takes to work as a conservation biology coordinator.
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  • White admiral, Carden Alvar, ON (Photo by NCC)

    Discovering the small but mighty butterflies of Carden

    Veshani Sewlall, NCC's summer 2018 communications intern, shares her experience of her first CV event held at Carden Alvar on July 26.
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