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 small andrenid bee sheltering in a wild strawberry flower (Photo by Marika Olynyk)

    Pollinator edge effects on Manitoba's grasslands

    Animal pollination is a key ecological process, ensuring the reproduction and genetic diversity of most flowering plants, and providing food...
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  • Western screech-owl (Photo by US Fish & Wildlife Service)

    Call of the wild: Up close and personal with screech owls in Fernie, BC

    There is nothing more incredible than witnessing a whole family of owls interacting and communicating with one another. This is what I...
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  • Research site (Photo by Diana Robson)

    Where have all the pollinators gone?

    After a summer filled with ticks, mosquitoes and biting flies, I was ready for a pest-free pollinator survey at the Nature Conservancy of...
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  • Yellow rail (Photo by Dominic Sherony, Wikimedia Commons)

    Listening for the yellow rail

    The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute monitors biodiversity across the province of Alberta. From the grasslands and parklands of the...
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  • Bee on Hedysarum (Photo by Diana Bizecki Robson)

    Pollinators (and people predators) galore

    After the relative calm of my June field work on Nature Conservancy land near Riding Mountain National Park, I was kept very busy observing...
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  • Cabin at the Grassy Place, NL (Photo by John Gosse)

    Good news for "The Grasses"! New study reveals presence of Newfoundland pine marten on NCC property

    It was a brutally cold and stormy day when local NCC steward Mike Targett and friend, Eddie Dempsey, escorted me to the upper reaches of...
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  • Semipalmated plover, Johnson's Mills, NB (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

    A bird's-eye view: Mark Mallory's fascination with birds, and what they can tell us

    Mark Mallory likes birds, and he’s not alone. Birds are popular. And not just among high-strung bird nerds elbowing through crowds for...
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