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.

  • Left: An image of a restored field on an NCC property in 2013. Right: A thermal image of the same field taken in 2008. (Images by Google Earth and USGS Landsat 5)

    Restoration is super cool... literally!

    Ph.D. candidate Jonas Hamberg writes about how he uses satellite and thermal imagery to monitor ecosystem restoration on NCC properties in...
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  • Me, my husband and dog bundled up during the polar vortex (Photo courtesy of Meghan Duell)

    Three reasons why it’s important to study winter

    The recent polar vortex got members of Brent Sinclair’s low temperature biology lab (i.e., the Sinclair lab) at the University of Western...
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  • Woodland caribou at the summit of Mont Jacques-Cartier, tallest among the Chic Choc Mountains of Gaspésie National Park, QC. (Photo by Zack Metcalfe)

    Antlers of the East: Tracking the decline of the Atlantic-Gaspésie caribou (part two)

    Learn more about the decline of the Atlantic-Gaspésie caribou in part two of Antlers of the East.
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  • Lac-à-la tortue (Photo by NCC)

    In the depths of the Lac-à-la-Tortue bog

    Peatlands are a kind of wetland composed of plant residues accumulated over the centuries. Although they are widespread in the Quebec...
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  • Common gartersnake (Photo by Hugo Tremblay-CERFO)

    A cozy nest for a common gartersnake

    The transformation of natural environments is having an impact on the needs of gartersnakes. Having settled in agricultural land, these...
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  • Woodland caribou at the summit of Mont Jacques-Cartier, tallest among the Chic Choc Mountains of Gaspésie National Park, QC. (Photo by Zack Metcalfe)

    Antlers of the East: Tracking the decline of the Atlantic-Gaspésie caribou (part one)

    Learn about the decline of the Atlantic-Gaspésie caribou subpopulation.
    Read more »

  • Wetlands can support lots of plants and vegetation. (Photo by Amanda Loder)

    Carbon and wetlands: So what's the big deal?

    Wetlands can support a lot of plants and vegetation that take up carbon from the atmosphere. What's unique about wetlands is that they enable...
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  • Premek Hamr, PhD (a.k.a. Dr. Crayfish) (Photo courtesy of Premek Hamr, PhD)

    Dr. Crayfish, I presume?

    Meet a crayfish enthusiast and researcher who goes by the name Dr. Crayfish.
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