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.

  • The view from the top of Mt. McGregor capturing some of the remote and wild terrain within the Darkwoods Conservation Area. (Photo by Stephanie Jouvet)

    Whitebark pine research in the Darkwoods Conservation Area

    In Canada, whitebark pine is federally listed as endangered under the Species at Risk Act. How does remote sensing help distinguish whitebark...
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  • A flock of shorebirds takes to the air at Oak/Plum Lake Important Bird Area, a migration stopover site in Manitoba. The mixed-species flock includes Wilson’s phalaropes, red-necked phalaropes, stilt sandpipers, pectoral sandpipers, dunlin, white-rumped sandpipers and semipalmated sandpipers. (Photo by Christian Artuso)

    How do you solve a problem like migration?

    For many years, the only approach was to mark animals with bands or tags in the hopes of re-sighting them somewhere else. But the sheer number...
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  • 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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