Saskatchewan

As a result of the current impact of COVID-19, the Nature Conservancy of Canada urges you to postpone your trips to NCC conservation properties and trails until further notice.  Read more >

The Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC's) first project in Saskatchewan occurred in 1982 — a quarter-section of native grassland in the Qu'Appelle Coulee. NCC now helps to conserve more than 198,219 hectares (489,810 acres) of the province’s most ecologically significant land and water.

Stories from the Field

American badger at Hole in the Wall (Photo by Jason Bantle)

American badger at Hole in the Wall (Photo by Jason Bantle)

Buffalo Pound conservation effort receives incredible funding boost

For many of us, Saskatchewan’s lakes and grasslands are treasured places. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is currently working to conserve one of these treasured places near Buffalo Pound Lake. Continue Reading »

Bison release at Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area (Photo by NCC)

Bison release at Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area (Photo by NCC)

Welcome to the family!

NCC adds new bulls to the Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area plains bison herd. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Western bumble bee (Photo by sydcannings, CC BY-NC 4.0)

Western bumble bee (Photo by sydcannings, CC BY-NC 4.0)

The buzz about bumble bees

May 20, 2020

The western bumble bee is a medium-sized (measuring one to two centimetres in length) bumble bee, with a band of yellow hair across its thorax (the area between the head and abdomen), in line with the base of its wings. It also most often has a... Continue Reading »

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