Riding Mountain Aspen Parkland, MB (Photo by NCC)

Riding Mountain Aspen Parkland, MB (Photo by NCC)

Featured Projects

  • Big bluestem, Tall Grass Prairie, Manitoba (Photo by NCC)
    A Landmark Campaign for Canada

    Nature. It's what makes Canada like no other place on Earth.
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  • Gastony's cliffbrake and smooth cliffbrake in an alvar habitat in the Interlake area of Manitoba (Photo by NCC)
    Alvars in the Interlake

    An alvar was recently discovered in the Interlake region of Manitoba thanks to the work of the Alvar Initiative.
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  • Cow elk, Riding Mountain Aspen Parkland, Manitoba (Photo by NCC)
    Elk Glen

    The Elk Glen property, located just south of Riding Mountain National Park, spans 646 hectares (1,596 acres) and is defined by hilly topography and a diverse mixture of habitat types which include forest, wetlands and prairie.
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  • Chestnut-collared longspur (Photo by Christian Artuso, iNaturalist, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
    Fort Ellice: A Hidden Gem

    The Fort Ellice 3 project is a rare conservation opportunity. Surrounded by the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s existing Fort Ellice project and the Ellice/Archie Community Pasture, this 261-hectare (644-acre) parcel of land is the key land holding needed to complete one of the last large intact expanses of native prairie grassland in Manitoba.
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  • Sandhill cranes (Photo by Brendan Matthews)
    Hydrology in the tall grass prairie

    In 2015, the Nature Conservancy of Canada initiated a multi-part project to explore how water moves in the tall grass prairie natural area.
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  • Kurian property, MB (Photo by NCC)
    Kurian Property

    The 130-hectare (320-acre) Kurian property is located in the northern portion of the Whitemouth River Natural Area, and is characteristic of black spruce bog and tamarack larch fen habitats that are found in the lowlands of the Canadian Shield.
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  • Manitoba's Ecological Restoration Workshop Planning Committee (Photo by NCC)
    Manitoba's first Ecological Restoration Workshop a success

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada hosted Manitoba's first Ecological Restoration Workshop, bringing people together to share knowledge and expertise.
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  • Maple Lake project, Manitoba (Photo by NCC)
    Maple Lake Project

    The Maple Lake property, purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Vinck, is one of our first fee-simple projects completed in the unique Oak Lake Sandhills and Wetlands region of southwest Manitoba.
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  • Poweshiek skipperling (Photo by Jaimee Dupont/NCC staff)
    Proceedings of the Manitoba Tall Grass Prairie Preserve Research Symposium

    Proceedings are now available for your review and use from the Manitoba Tall Grass Prairie Preserve Research Symposium held Tuesday, October 21, 2013 at the Weston Family Tall Grass Prairie Interpretive Centre in Stuartburn, Manitoba.
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  • Forks Prairie Garden, Manitoba (Photo by NCC)
    The Forks Prairie Garden

    Just a stone's throw from the pulsing heart of Winnipeg, at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, lies the Nature Conservancy of Canada's The Forks Prairie Garden project.
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  • The Weston Family Tall Grass Prairie Interpretive Centre, MB (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    The Weston Family Tallgrass Prairie Interpretive Centre

    Located in the heart of the Manitoba Tall Grass Prairie Preserve, the Interpretive Centre (a redesigned 3,000-square-foot home) is located on a 65-hectare (160-acre) site representing the beauty and diversity of the surrounding rare ecosystem.
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  • Bur oak with mixed-grass prairie on the Yellow Quill Prairie, MB (Photo by NCC)
    Yellow Quill Prairie

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) established the Yellow Quill Prairie Preserve south of Brandon, Manitoba, in 1998 to give the few remaining species at risk in this area a better chance for survival, and to maintain the last intact remnants of their natural habitats.
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