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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 of highly significant wetland habitat. Since then, we have protected close to 455,000 hectares 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

NCC's Hannah Schaepsmeyer helps light a prescribed fire (Photo by NCC)

NCC's Hannah Schaepsmeyer helps light a prescribed fire (Photo by NCC)

Through the fire and flames

As dangerous as it is vital, under careful expertise, fire has the power to breathe new life into threatened prairie landscapes. Continue Reading »

The Elbow River (Photo by Sean Feagan / NCC staff)

The Elbow River (Photo by Sean Feagan / NCC staff)

Protect land, protect water

But by conserving natural landscapes, we are helping to protect life-giving water for people and nature. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Spread Eagle Mountain from The Yarrow (Photo by NCC)

Spread Eagle Mountain from The Yarrow (Photo by NCC)

The Yarrow

November 9, 2022

As the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s natural area manager for the Waterton region in Alberta, I need to sometimes simply pinch myself and look around at the spellbinding landscapes that I work on. I started this role in May 2022. But I... Continue Reading »

Supporter Spotlight

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