Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • Bunchberry Meadows entrance (Photo by NCC)
    Help keep Bunchberry dog-free

    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.
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  • Denise Harris, Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary, AB (Photo by NCC)
    The gift that keeps on giving

    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.
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  • NCC staff running in the marathon (Photo by NCC)
    Run for Nature

    For the seventh year in a row, NCC will be participating in the Calgary Marathon's Charity Challenge. Because this year's races are virtual, you can now support NCC's efforts from anywhere in Canada!
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  • Lee Moltzahn (Photo courtesy Lee Moltzahn/NCC staff)
    Lee Moltzahn turns his passion into a career

    Lee Moltzahn has made a career out of caring for rangelands, lands that are used to graze livestock and managed as a natural ecosystem. As a natural area manager at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), caring for native habitat is his job.
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  • Magpie (Photo by David Ellis)
    Queg! Queg! Queg!

    A member of the crow family Corvidae, the magpie is a large, black and white North American bird with a long iridescent greenish black, wedge-shaped tail. Their presence is known by their raucous “queg, queg, queg” call or sometimes a persistent nasal querulous maag-sounding voice.
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  • Hiker on Nodwell property (Photo by Robert Berdan)
    Why we need nature now more than ever

    Being outdoors makes people happier, healthier and more productive, which are things we all need right now. But remember to respect physical distancing while out in nature.
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