Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • Baah'd Plant Management & Reclamation goat browsing (Photo by NCC)
    How to train your goat (to fight invasive species)

    Jeanette Hall, owner of Baah'd Plant Management & Reclamation, has a solution for invasive weeds: a herd of weed-eating goats.
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  • Fox at Rockland Bay property (Photo by NCC)
    Camera Capture

    Wild animals actively avoid humans, and it’s important to know which species are living on or travelling across our conservation sites. Trail cameras can help record what kind of animals are making use of the properties at all times of the year.
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  • Trail mix (Photo by Papathanasiouk)
    Fuel your outdoor adventure

    When you're outside walking along and viewing all the majestic scenery at one of the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) Nature Destinations, the last thing you want is to wind up feeling hungry. The solution? Pack some snacks!
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  • Houseplant (Photo by Taylor Burnes)
    The power of houseplants

    I’ve always loved plants. I like the colours and the smells, and I love the feeling I get when I’m surrounded by them both inside and outside the house. It turns out I’m not the only one. There are many positive effects that plants have on our mental and physical health.
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  • Participants at Youth Range Days (Photo by River Run Photography)
    Teaching the next generation of Alberta ranchers

    The Southern Alberta Youth Range Days (YRDs) program teaches youth about southern Alberta’s native working agricultural grasslands, and aims to inspire the next generation of ranchers to promote sustainable stewardship on these lands.
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  • Roger Thomson (Photo by Leta Pezderic)
    Keeping ranching in the family

    Roger is a fifth-generation rancher who manages the Sandstone Ranch Grazing Co-op, as well as the Ross Lake Community Pasture that neighbours the Sandstone Ranch. On top of that, Roger also owns Rangeview Ranch.
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