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.

  • Marine tardigrade, known affectionately as a 'water bear'. (Photo by Emma Perry)

    There are bears on Prince Edward Island

    NCC's Julie Vasseur discusses Dr. Emma Perry's work with microscopic "water bears" on Prince Edward Island.
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  • Mosquito (Photo from The Weather Network)

    Internal parasites and the conservation of birds

    Guest blogger Chelsea Enslow discusses how birds deal with mosquitoes.
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  • Petri dish trials to examine behaviour patterns in eastern subterranean termite populations. (Photo by Vicki Simkovic)

    Biting down on the eastern subterranean termite

    Guest blogger Vicki Simkovic shares her adventures in researching the eastern subterranean termite in southern Ontario.
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  • Monarch butterfly (Photo by A. Dabydeen)

    Monarch butterfly habitat selection

    Grace Pitman shares how monarchs select their habitat during the breeding season, as part of my graduate studies in ecology at the University...
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  • Monarch butterfly (Photo by André Sarrazin)

    Where are the monarchs?

    Even as we delve deeper into the mysteries of the monarch butterfly’s migration, we still know very little about its breeding habits in the...
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  • The Yellow Quill Prairie Preserve on a sunny day (Photo by Diana Bizecki Robson)

    Getting down at the Yellow Quill Prairie

    Last week I started my field season by getting down on my hands and knees to collect plants and pollinators at the Yellow Quill Prairie...
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  • The sea star team (from left to right: Maggie Cascadden, Marianna DiMauro, Chloe Boyle, Aimee McGowan, Mike Huck) (Photo by Anne Salomon)

    The rocky intertidal: Starring Pisaster ochraceus

    Between ocean and land exists a remarkable place unlike any other in the world: the intertidal zone, where marine ecosystems are both exposed...
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  • A bumblebee on field locoweed. (Photo by Diana Bizecki Robson)

    Fescue findings

    As I near the end of my two years of pollinator research in the fescue prairie, I’ve been wondering what it all means.
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