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The Nature Conservancy of Canada's first project in Alberta was in 1970 with the acquisition of Wagner Natural Area — 130 hectares (320 acres) of highly significant wetland habitat. Since then, we have completed more than 200 projects, protecting more than 451,630 hectares (1.1 million acres) of this province's most ecologically significant land and water. Today, the Alberta Region continues to work with our partners to protect and steward Alberta's natural heritage.
Stories from the Field
Summers are a great time to get outdoors and explore local trails, and many of us want our canine companions to accompany us on our adventures. While many places welcome dogs, visitors to local conservation area Bunchberry Meadows are being asked to please respect site rules and leave their canine friends at home. Continue Reading »
For me, spring symbolizes new beginnings filled with hope as new life emerges from beneath the snow and ice, buds burst, and knowing that wildlife’s next generation will soon arrive. But when the lockdown for COVID-19 was announced, my yearning to head out and immerse myself in the wonders of volunteering in nature with the Nature Conservancy of Canada was redirected. My focus and my priorities were quickly realigned. Continue Reading »
July 28, 2020
The word “conservancy” can be a mouthful. Even after 17 years at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), I sometimes feel like I have marbles in my mouth as the word leaves my lips. I say the words “nature” and... Continue Reading »
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Learn about where and how we are focussing our conservation efforts in Alberta.
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Faces of NCC
Meet some of the staff, volunteers and supporters who make our work possible. Read more »
Read the latest NCC news in Alberta.
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