Conservation Volunteers Mary Gaultois, Martha Gaultois and Janet Fradsham in Sandy Point, NL (Photo by NCC)

Conservation Volunteers Mary Gaultois, Martha Gaultois and Janet Fradsham in Sandy Point, NL (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • Maritime gartersnake enjoying the sun. Maritime gartersnakes are likely one of two subspecies of common gartersnake observed in Newfoundland, and can be identified by their green-brown colouration and mottled pattern. (Photo by Prof. Julia Riley)
    Snakes, saints and sightings: What you can do to help uncover the mystery of gartersnakes in Newfoundland

    What does the arrival of snakes mean for Newfoundland’s ecosystems and biodiversity? Will another non-native animal added to the mix spell trouble for the island’s unique, endemic and beloved species?
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  • Atlantic Interns gathering at Johnson's Mills Nature Reserve (Photo by NCC Staff)
    Interns of Atlantic Canada

    Looking after migratory shorebirds, debris cleanup, bringing awareness to communities and more — the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) interns of 2022 did it all. Read along to learn more about these eager young individuals and their achievements over the summer.
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  • Conservation Volunteers and NL Team Planting Trees at the Torbay Gully Nature Reserve (Photo by NCC)
    How did 15 trees find their way to Torbay Gully?

    Even our smallest nature reserves are deserving of some love and care. Read along to find out how 15 trees made their way to the Torbay Gully Nature Reserve.
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  • Little brown myotis (Photo by Brock Fenton)
    The bats are calling

    You can’t hear it, but the bats are calling! Follow along with the Newfoundland and Labrador team and learn how bats are getting the attention they need.
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  • Freshwater Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (Photo by Dennis Minty)
    NCC protects 98 hectares in Freshwater Bay

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has conserved a scenic part of the Avalon Peninsula coastline at Freshwater Bay, just minutes from St. John’s.
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  • NL Program Director Megan Lafferty in the field with drone (NCC photo)
    Eyes in the Skies

    NCC's Megan Lafferty is a drone pilot, and using drone technology to aid conservation in NL.
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