Conservation Volunteers at Murray Harbour, PEI (Photo by Stephen DesRoches)

Conservation Volunteers at Murray Harbour, PEI (Photo by Stephen DesRoches)

Stories From the Field

  • Volunteers from the Royal Canadian Navy planting trees, Governors Island, PEI (Photo by NCC)
    Royal Canadian Navy volunteers help plant trees

    When you’re reforesting an island, it’s handy to have friends with boats. Thank you to the members of the Royal Canadian Navy who volunteered to help plant 100 trees on Governors Island.
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  • Hannah Kiensle (Photo by NCC)
    Giant dandelion taking up space

    We are working to remove perennial sow-thistle (giant dandelion) an aggressive invasive species from Blooming Point.
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  • Musquodoboit River, NS (Photo by NCC)
    Active Rivers Area project: Supporting nature-based solutions for rivers, fish and communities

    The Active Rivers Area project, developed with funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, used geomatic information mapping software to map the full extent of riparian zones across the three Maritime provinces and southern Quebec.
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  • Aerial view of Foxner Nature Reserve, NB (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Conserving water for wildlife

    For the first time, all the rivers and streams in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI and eastern Quebec have been mapped.
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  • Lanna Campbell and volunteer John Nyren clean up Murray Harbour nature reserves (photo credit: Stephen DesRoches)
    Thank you, Murray Harbour volunteers!

    In August 2019, volunteers from NCC and INT travelled to the island nature reserves in Murray Harbour, PEI, to sweep them clean of plastics and marine garbage.
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  • Diane Griffin, NCC Program Manager for PEI, monitoring natural area at St. Peters Lake Run (Photo by NCC)
    NCC close encounters: A chance to thrive

    Senator Diane Griffin, and former NCC program director for PEI, shares her experience of close encounters with hyenas and a baby gazelle while adventuring in the Serengeti savannah.
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