Conservation Volunteers group on Hirtles Beach, NS (Photo by NCC)

Conservation Volunteers group on Hirtles Beach, NS (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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  • Layton Family on a Picnic in 1931 (Photo provided by Norman Layton)
    Pasture Days

    Over 170 years of memories, all thanks to nature. Read on to learn about the Layton family’s connection to the pasture and its history.
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  • Atlantic Interns gathering at Johnson's Mills Nature Reserve (Photo by NCC Staff)
    Interns of Atlantic

    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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  • Joe Schell (Photo by: Doug Van Hemessen/NCC staff)
    A job like no other

    Whale watching in Nova Scotia? Yes, please! The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Dr. Freedman intern, Joe Schell, talked to us about the perks of working outdoors for the summer.
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  • Small wood turtle, Nova Scotia (Photo by Thomas Baker)
    In Search of Wood Turtles

    Former Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) intern Thomas Baker speaks about his passion for wood turtles, a species at risk in Nova Scotia.
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  • Glossy buckthorn (Photo by NCC Staff)
    Glossy Buckthorn / Pugwash River Estuary

    Glossy buckthorn is an invasive non-native plant found in the Pugwash River Estuary in Nova Scotia. This podcast looks at why the Pugwash River Estuary is considered an important natural area, and how Glossy buckthorn removal on this site conserves biological diversity.
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