From one NCC intern to another

Bourgeau Lake in Banff National Park (Photo by Sophia Yang/NCC)

Bourgeau Lake in Banff National Park (Photo by Sophia Yang/NCC)

One of the main reasons why working for the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is so rewarding is because of all the wonderful people that make the work possible. At the forefront are NCC’s interns. Whether it’s spending days at a time...

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Four surprising things I learned during my time at NCC

All smiles while posing in front of the picturesque prairies (Photo by NCC)

All smiles while posing in front of the picturesque prairies (Photo by NCC)

As my nine-week internship with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) drew to a close at the end of August, my supervisor kindly sent out a lunch invite to all my colleagues inviting them to celebrate my last day. While this thoughtful gesture is...

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Forestry girl in a grand communications world

Capping fence posts with tin cans to increase visibility for sage grouse at Old Man on His Back, SK (Photo by Mark Taylor)

Capping fence posts with tin cans to increase visibility for sage grouse at Old Man on His Back, SK (Photo by Mark Taylor)

If you told me six months ago that my second UBC forestry co-op work term would be with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) working as the national communications intern, I probably wouldn’t have believed you. Fast-forward nine weeks, and...

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How to conduct your own soundwalk

Volunteers have dropped off all sign posts and signs at their designated installation sites and are heading back to the central meeting area for a well-deserved break. (Photo by NCC)

Volunteers have dropped off all sign posts and signs at their designated installation sites and are heading back to the central meeting area for a well-deserved break. (Photo by NCC)

A soundwalk is a walk where you focus on the sounds around you, and immerse yourself completely in the environment that you’re in. Soundwalking can be a very rejuvenating and meditative experience. Why not try doing a soundwalk on your next...

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Partners in conservation: The Nature Conservancy of Canada and Parks Canada

Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta & Northwest Territories (Photo by Parks Canada)

Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta & Northwest Territories (Photo by Parks Canada)

Canada’s Parks Day takes place on the third Saturday of July each year, at all national parks from coast to coast to coast. It serves as a reminder of our country’s beautiful natural landscapes. As Canada’s leading national...

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