Featured research stories are from Land Lines, the Nature Conservancy of Canada blog.
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
Listening for the yellow rail
The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute monitors biodiversity across the province of Alberta. From the grasslands and parklands of the...Read more »
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
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...Read more »