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Reflections on Land-based connections

Eastern Georgian Bay Coast, ON (Photo by NCC)

Eastern Georgian Bay Coast, ON (Photo by NCC)

I grew up in southern Ontario, playing in the farms and forests of the Oak Ridges moraine north of Toronto, and spending time in the summers at a small, rustic rental cottage on Georgian Bay, just north of Parry Sound. This cottage was a place...

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The Land remembers: Beading as reflection

Buffalo Place (Beadwork by Raechel Wastesicoot/NCC staff)

Buffalo Place (Beadwork by Raechel Wastesicoot/NCC staff)

My identity, culture, the Kanyen'kéha language, our traditions and stories are all based on the Land and how Mother Earth has and continues to support us. When I partake in any aspect of my culture, and specifically in my beadwork, I think...

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Take time for reflection

Nova Scotia's South Shore (Photo by Brianne Curry/NCC staff)

Nova Scotia's South Shore (Photo by Brianne Curry/NCC staff)

Saturday, September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day provides an opportunity for people to recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools and celebrate Indigenous resiliency and culture today. This day has...

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Leaving no trace when taking nature photos

Spending time in nearby nature fosters a deeper appreciation for it (Photo by Mariam Qureshi)

Spending time in nearby nature fosters a deeper appreciation for it (Photo by Mariam Qureshi)

As nature enthusiasts, many of us love to capture the beauty of the outdoors through photography. However, it's important to remember that we have a responsibility to protect the natural environment we love so much. This is where the Leave No...

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Cave Pasture: A hoppy haven

Northern leopard frog (Photo by Sean Feagan/NCC staff)

Northern leopard frog (Photo by Sean Feagan/NCC staff)

As the 2023 communications and engagement intern with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Saskatchewan, I get to showcase different species and conservation properties that NCC is taking care of. The Cave Pasture property is the most recent...

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Fifty years ago

Abraham Lake Nature Reserve, NS (Photo by Len Wagg)

Abraham Lake Nature Reserve, NS (Photo by Len Wagg)

Fifty years ago, as a junior forester, I was introduced to “Big Red.” Towering above the other red spruce trees in a classic example of old-growth Wabanaki (Acadian) forest, Big Red was located near the trailhead of the Nature...

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