Big Trout Bay, ON (Photo by Costal Productions)

Big Trout Bay, ON (Photo by Costal Productions)

Stories From the Field

  • Eastern loggerhead shrike, Napanee Plain Alvar Nature Reserve, ON (Photo by Vincent Luk/Evermaven)
    Saving the shrikes

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the protection of 31 hectares (78 acres) of key eastern loggerhead shrike habitat north of Napanee.
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  • Pearl crescent, butterfly count, Rice Lake Plains, ON (Photo by NCC)
    Bringing back the butterflies

    By removing invasive species, reintroducing regular disturbances, such as prescribed burns, and planting native grassland species, NCC is working hard to get the butterflies back on the Rice Lake Plains.
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  • Twelve-spotted skimmer, dragonfly count, Minesing Wetlands, ON (Photo by NCC)
    Treasure hunting in the Minesing Wetlands

    On a warm, sunny July morning, armed with field guides, nets and plenty of sunscreen, 20 volunteers and dragonfly experts descended on the Minesing Wetlands, 12 kilometres outside of Barrie, Ontario, in search of a rare gem – the elusive and at-risk Hine’s emerald dragonfly.
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  • Restored wetland, Pelee Island, ON (Photo by NCC)
    Restoring Ontario’s deep south

    Find out how NCC is creating a haven for species at risk by transforming former agricultural fields to wetlands and meadows on Pelee Island.
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