• Tending a community garden (Photo by Bob Nichols/US Department of Agriculture, Wikimedia commons)
    How much do you know about spring gardening for nature?

    Spring has sprung! Whether you’re a new gardener or a seasoned cultivator, try this quiz to find out what you know about helping to support local biodiversity through your garden.
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  • Snow carving (Photo by Daniel A. Leifheit, Wikimedia Commons)
    Which winter activity should you try?

    Take this quiz to find out which winter activity you should try. Get tips and activity guides to make the most of this season.
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  • Big brown bat (Photo by Brock Fenton)
    5 questions about Canadian bats

    Bats are an important part of the ecosystem. Learn more about Canada’s bats by taking this quiz.
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  • Atlantic salmon (Photo by USFWS)
    5 questions about freshwater fish

    Learn more about fish species in Canada — from the Cultus pygmy sculpin in BC to Atlantic salmon in our eastern waters — by taking this quiz.
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  • Common gartersnake (Photo by Hugo Tremblay-CERFO)
    Test your knowledge about Canadian snakes

    While snakes may not be the poster child of all things cute and cuddly, they are fascinating and admirable in their own way. Whether you're a snake savant or simply a citizen, test out your knowledge of our slithery friends below.
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  • Little bluestem grass, Carden Alvar, Ontario (Photo by NCC)
    5 questions about alvars: a rare ecosystem

    At first glance, alvars can appear as flat, barren landscapes. But did you know this naturally open habitat is one of the rarest ecosystems, globally? Characterized by shallow soils on limestone bedrock, alvars support many unique species of plants, birds and insects. Take the quiz below to learn more about this ecosystem.
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  • Green grassland, Frolek, British Columbia (Photo by NCC)
    5 questions about ranching and conservation

    Prior to European settlement, vast herds of plains bison and other grazing animals roamed the Northern Great Plains. They were an important part of the ecosystem and helped support a diversity of other species. Today, ranching can help maintain the health of the grasslands in place of plains bison and other grazing animals. Learn how ranchers help conserve grassland habitats in the quiz below:
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  • Sugar maple (Photo by Bernt Solymar)
    Test your knowledge of these native Canadian species

    Gardening is one of the many pleasures of having a yard. For inner-city dwellers, community gardens are becoming more common and accessible for those who don’t have their own patch of green space. Growing native plants can reduce lawn maintenance and benefit a host of native wildlife that depend on them. Find out which native plants are welcome additions to most Canadian gardens.
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