Alberta

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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

Grizzly bear, AB (Photo by Mike Gibeau)

Grizzly bear, AB (Photo by Mike Gibeau)

Grizzlies of the Grasslands

As grizzly populations have grown, grizzly bears have been sighted further and further east. The question is, are they there to stay? Continue Reading »

Volunteer capturing data with a smartphone at a NCC BioBlitz event (Photo by Brent Calver)

Volunteer capturing data with a smartphone at a NCC BioBlitz event (Photo by Brent Calver)

Citizen science

Citizen science is a great way for anyone to contribute to conservation research. Whether you're a backyard birder or an avid outdoorsperson, this is a great way to expand your nature knowledge. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Alpine Lake on Darkwoods, BC (Photo by Bruce Kirkby)

Alpine Lake on Darkwoods, BC (Photo by Bruce Kirkby)

Nature-based solutions: Benefits for people and the planet

June 5, 2021

There is no longer any question, scientifically speaking, that the effects of climate change are increasing both the rate and extent of biodiversity loss, not just in Canada, but globally. When combined with human impacts, such as land conversion... Continue Reading »

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