Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Coyote Lake, UNSRB, AB (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • Jackie Bastianon (Courtesy of Jackie Bastianon)
    The power of community engagement

    During my summer at NCC, I was able to spend a few days a month outside of the office. Some of this time was spent at Conservation Volunteers (CV) events, but most days were spent at community events.
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  • Wendy Schilling at Wagner Natural Area (Photo by NCC)
    Wendy Shilling wins 2018 Golden Glove Award

    In 2018, 75 per cent of NCC’s volunteers attended two or more events, but this year’s winner of the highly coveted Golden Glove was Wendy Shilling!
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  • Volunteer with tree at Christmas trees for conservation CV event (Photo by NCC)
    Christmas trees for conservation

    December 7 was a chilly winter day, but the holiday spirit was in the air when 14 Conservation Volunteers gathered at the Haynes property to cut down some Christmas trees.
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  • Birch River (Photo by NCC)
    Nature Conservancy of Canada applauds Government of Alberta’s plan to expand on boreal protected area

    On December 13, the Government of Alberta proposed the permanent protection of 166,110 hectares (410,466 acres) of land directly south of Wood Buffalo National Park. The proposed Biodiversity Stewardship Area-Wildland Provincial Park (BSA-WPP) would expand on what is already the world’s largest protected area of boreal forest.
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  • Busenius Property, AB (Photo by Kyle Marquardt)
    NCC thanks the Government of Alberta for investing in nature

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is celebrating the Government of Alberta’s plan to conserve 4,000 km2 along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains.
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  • Black bear (Photo by Allison Haskell)
    The importance of being bear safe

    Bears in southern Alberta are not a rare sight. Therefore, it is important to understand them and stay safe if you see one while you're enjoying the great outdoors.
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