Birch River (Photo by NCC)

Birch River (Photo by NCC)

Featured Projects

  • Keep the Beaver Hills Wild
    Beaver Hills Conservation Campaign

    Learn about our campaign to connect the conservation landscape around the Beaver Hills Biosphere.
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  • Birch River, AB (Photo by NCC)
    Birch River Wildland Provincial Park

    A series of agreements between the Tallcree Tribal Government, NCC, the governments of Alberta and Canada and Syncrude Canada contributed to the creation of the new Birch River Wildland Provincial Park. The park borders the southern boundary of Wood Buffalo National Park.
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  • Bunchberry Meadows Conservation Area (Photo by Kyle Marquardt)
    Bunchberry Meadows

    This unique property located within Edmonton's city limits offers an escape to nature, complete with a parking lot, picnic tables and trails.
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  • Busenius property, Alberta (Photo by Kyle Marquardt)

    Located in the Capital Conservation Region, approximately one kilometre south of the North Saskatchewan River, the Busenius property is characterized by mixed wood boreal forest, wetlands and native mixed grass prairie
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  • Sign at Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary (Photo by NCC)
    Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary

    The Clifford E. Lee property is a Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) conservation agreement property, currently owned and maintained by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC). The property’s three-kilometre loop through wetland and wooded ecosystems is perfect for a 30- to 60-minutre stroll.
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  • Reclamation of Fleming Ranch, AB (Photo by NCC)
    Fleming Ranch

    Located in the Rocky Mountain Front Conservation Region in the heart of the Crowsnest Pass, the Fleming Ranch is west of the town of Coleman.
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  • Fyten Lea property overlooking the Red Deer River, AB (Photo by NCC)
    Fyten Lea

    Fyten Lea is an NCC property along the Red Deer River, in central Alberta. It is unique in that it has a wide variety of ecosystems within unusually close proximity.
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  • Katie Billingham at Hopkins property (Photo by NCC)
    Hopkins Conservation Site

    Located 100 kilometres southwest of Edmonton in the Capital Conservation Region, the Hopkins Conservation Site is situated within one of the biologically richest areas of Alberta. In 1996, Doris and Eric Hopkins ensured that the nature they came to respect would be protected for the long term.
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  • Prentice Property (Photo by Brent Calver)
    Jim Prentice Property

    The Jim Prentice Property is part of the Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor in the Crowsnest Pass
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  • Lands within the Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor (Photo by Brent Calver)
    Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor

    The Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor is an important natural corridor located in the Crowsnest Pass between the community of Coleman and Crowsnest Lake.
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  • Cow on McIntyre Ranch (Photo by Leta Pezderic / NCC Staff)
    McIntyre Ranch

    McIntyre Ranch, a historic and internationally renowned property spanning over 22,000 hectares, features extensive grasslands and wetlands.
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  • Meyers property (Photo by NCC)

    The Meyers property is a 68-hectare (169-acre) easement located along the Battle River, a tributary of the North Saskatchewan River.
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  • Horseshoe Canyon, Alberta (Photo by NCC)

    The Nodwell property is located in Horseshoe Canyon, an isolated pocket of badlands amidst the Alberta prairie. Horseshoe Canyon is a familiar vista to many Albertans and a favourite spot for tourists to catch their first glimpse of this unique aspect of Alberta’s natural heritage.
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  • OH Ranch, AB (Photo by Karol Dabbs)
    OH Ranch

    The OH Ranch is located in the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountain Front Conservation Region. The conservation of remarkable places like this ranch and the vision of landowners like Doc Seaman are great examples of places where conservation goals are balanced with the economic needs of local communities.
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  • Cows at Palmer Ranch, Waterton, AB. (Photo by Julia Palmer)
    Palmer Ranch

    The Palmer Ranch is a place deeply rich in history, with family connections to the land tightly intertwined with the practice of ranching.
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  • Greater sage-grouse (Photo by Gordon Court)
    Sagebrush Flats

    Nestled in southern Alberta, Sagebrush Flats presents a significant opportunity to save Canada's vanishing Prairie grasslands.
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  • Sandstone Ranch, Alberta (Photo by Karol Dabbs)
    Sandstone Ranch

    The Sandstone Ranch is situated within the Milk River Ridge natural area, and encompasses 1,677 hectares (4,143 acres) of native grasslands, which provide grazing for livestock and support a wide diversity of wildlife.
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  • Chinook Ranch, Alberta (Photo by NCC)
    The Canadian Rockies

    Alberta and British Columbia working together for conservation in the Canadian Rockies.
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  • Waldron, AB (Photo by Kyle Marquardt, kylefoto.com)
    The Waldron

    The Waldron is the largest remaining block of deeded (private) land along the eastern slopes of Alberta. Located in NCC's Rocky Mountain Front Conservation Region, the Waldron Conservation Project, composed primarily of native habitat, is an area of incredible diversity, rich history and spectacular scenery.
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  • The Yarrow (Photo by Brent Calver)
    The Yarrow

    Located in southern Alberta, The Yarrow, is a magnificent place where biodiversity flourishes.
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  • Wildflowers on Pine Ridge, Alberta (Photo by Bob Lee)
    Waterton Park Front Project

    People who travel south from Pincher Creek, Alberta, to Waterton Lakes National Park remember the drive as one of the most beautiful in Canada.
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