Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • Plant propagation (Photo by Nancy Hoang)
    Your guide to a free garden

    Whether you want to use herbs in cooking, for medicinal purposes or even to just try your hand at keeping something alive in your garden, this is an easy and free way to get started!
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  • Caribou on Darkwoods, British Columbia (Photo by Christian Schadendorf)
    The caribou connection

    Caribou have always played a part in Canada’s culture and history. They’re the face of our 25-cent coin, they are crucial to the survival of northern Indigenous communities as a food source, and now the species is considered at risk in Alberta and across Canada.
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  • Olivia McLaughlin at Bunchberry Meadows (Photo by Brent Calver)
    Connecting kids to nature

    Kids who spend time outside are more confident, creative, responsible and better able to handle stress than those who don’t. Being out in nature is good for both the mind and the body.
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  • 2017 field staff training day (Photo by NCC)
    Everyday conservation

    Conservation is the act of protecting the natural world; however, NCC staff had a more personal take on the definition of conservation. From field technicians to the finance department, the consensus is that conservation is about being passionate, mindful and dedicated stewards of the natural world.
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  • Gus Yaki (Photo by NCC)
    Gus Yaki awarded Top 7 Over 70

    In 2019, at age 87, Gus received a Top 7 Over 70 award. These awards celebrate community members over the age of 70 who have made vibrant contributions to the community.
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  • Birch River (Photo by NCC)
    Protecting Canada’s boreal forest

    Canada’s boreal forest represents one-quarter of the planet’s last remaining intact forest. It contains 25 per cent of the world’s wetlands and is a nursery for billions of migratory birds. The boreal forest also provides habitat for some of North America’s iconic large mammals, such as wolf, cougar and all three species of bear (black, grizzly and polar).
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