Technicians survey tree in the field (Photo by NCC)

Technicians survey tree in the field (Photo by NCC)

Featured research

 
Featured research stories are from Land Lines, the Nature Conservancy of Canada blog.

  • A tree swallow sits on a barbed wire fence (Photo by Lisha Berzins)

    Using migration patterns to understand bird population declines

    Learn about the migratory patterns of tree swallows and how this informs conservation efforts for this species.
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  • The western rattlesnake. (Photo by Stephanie Winton)

    Don’t forget to brake for snakes

    Stephanie Winston and her colleagues at BC’s Thompson Rivers University and Environment and Climate Change Canada have been studying roadkill...
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  • Common green darner (Photo by Nancy Norman, CC BY-NC 4.0)

    Small but mighty — Migrating green darner dragonflies

    Led by Prof. Ryan Norris, Grace Pitman and Sam Knight investigate common green darner dragonfly migration across southern Ontario.
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  • Sundial lupine in the oak savannah (Photo by NCC)

    Weston Family Conservation Science Fellowship Program

    Learn about the Weston Family Conservation Science Fellowship Program and Nature Conservancy of Canada's priority research topics.
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  • In July 2019, I visited southwest Manitoba for a research scouting trip from the University of Oklahoma. (Photo by Paula Cimprich)

    The birds of southwest Manitoba

    In July 2019, I visited southwest Manitoba for a research scouting trip from the University of Oklahoma, where I am a PhD student in the...
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  • Female rufous hummingbird (Photo by Jennifer Kepler CC BY-NC)

    Hummingbirds: The forgotten pollinator when it comes to pesticides

    From early April through May, rufous hummingbirds arrive in the Fraser Valley, BC, where they briefly court, nest and raise their young before...
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  • Monarch (Photo by NCC)

    Monarch migration

    Fall is fast approaching. As the days grow shorter and temperatures drop, it’s time for monarchs to migrate south for the winter.
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  • Wideview, SK (Photo by NCC)

    Point counts at Wideview: 10,000 steps by 7 a.m.

    Point counts are a research method used for the long-term monitoring of species makeup and abundance of bird communities (in this case,...
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