Conservation crossword

Play the conservation crossword puzzle!

Play the conservation crossword puzzle!

July 3, 2014 | by Carys Richards

I have always enjoyed puzzles. They're a fun, interactive way to pass the time, and a good learning tool for just about everybody, which is why I've elected to try my hand at composing a conservation-themed crossword. If you're stuck inside on a rainy day and craving a nature fix, give my crossword a try.

Click here to open the crossword in an interactive PDF.

(Hint: Search for all of the answers in our glossary.)

Or highlight to see them below:


1.  Easement

3. Threatened

8. Prescribed burn

9. NCC

10. Be


12. Community


1. Extirpated

2. Tribute

4. Ecosystem

5. Extinct

6. Fen

7. Ungulate

10. Bog

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Carys Richards is the communications manager for NCC’s Alberta Region.

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