Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • View from the Simpson property (Photo courtesy Mike Simpson)
    The Simpsons’ story

    In the late 1960s, Mike and Sylvia Simpson made the decision to move their family out of Calgary and into the country. They moved into the foothills by the town of Cochrane, and the following decade they purchased 69 hectares (170 acres) farther west, in the Wildcat Hills.
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  • Deck furniture (Photo from Pxhere)
    Stay connected to nature in your home

    Avoiding people doesn’t mean staying away from nature. To feel less down as we all practice social distancing, try to incorporate some natural therapy into your home life.
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  • Golden Glove award (Photo by NCC)
    Rosalle Pinske and Wendy Schilling: 2019 Golden Glove winners

    This year is very special as we have the honour of awarding the Golden Glove to two of our dedicated Conservation Volunteers: Rosalle Pinske and Wendy Schilling, who each attended nine CV events.
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  • Sumi the adventure dog (Photo by Dawa Parchang)
    Nature Tails

    We encourage people across Canada to visit our conservation sites to see first-hand the amazing natural areas that our country has to offer. But we aren’t the only ones who want you to get outdoors; your pets do too! Pets across Canada — and their humans — are exploring the wild world around them. Known as “adventure pets,” they are truly something special.
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  • Photographing nature (CC0 Public Domain)
    Through the lens with Daniel Greenways

    According to Edmonton nature photographer Daniel Greenways, when you explore nature with a camera, you never know what you will capture.
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  • Nellie Ross making a donation (Photo by NCC)
    Nellie Ross: a next-generation conservationist

    Nellie Ross is five years old and is already leaving her mark on the world of conservation. To help narwhals, her favourite animal, Nellie decided to sell “narwhal tusks”: hot chocolate mix with marshmallows all packaged in special pointy bags.
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