Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • 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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  • Jeanette Hall with goat (Photo by Molly Dube)
    Return of the goat

    You know what really gets my goat? Invasive plants. You know what’s an effective way to manage invasive plants? Goats.
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  • Molly Dube (Photo courtesy of Molly Dube)
    My summer with the Nature Conservancy of Canada

    I feel like I’ve seen many sides of NCC and conservation. I got to see how they all fit together and how these roles help each other. There’s an incredible amount of experience behind NCC, and behind conservation overall, and I’ve been so lucky to learn and work here.
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