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Saskatchewan

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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 198,000 hectares of the province’s most ecologically significant land and water.

Stories from the Field

Leafy spurge (Photo by Ed L/pawpaw67)

Leafy spurge (Photo by Ed L/pawpaw67)

SaskEnergy donates to fight leafy spurge

SaskEnergy is addressing the threat of leafy spurge to Saskatchewan’s grasslands by contributing $2,500 to monitoring the impact of local weed control efforts in the Willner-Elbow pasture, and the adjacent Douglas Provincial Park. Continue Reading »

Hoary bat (Photo by Sarah Ludlow/NCC)

Hoary bat (Photo by Sarah Ludlow/NCC)

Bat research in Saskatchewan

Research will help us understand what habitat is being used for roost sites. With this information, NCC can tailor management in the areas to aid in the protection and recovery of bats. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

My co-worker and I comparing our feet to prints left by a bear in rural BC.(Photo by Matthew Braun/NCC staff)

My co-worker and I comparing our feet to prints left by a bear in rural BC.(Photo by Matthew Braun/NCC staff)

Wildlife encounters in rural Saskatchewan

November 2, 2022

Wildlife encounters during my rural Saskatchewan childhood were rare, and you’d have to include cats and dogs and the numerous coyotes surrounding our farm to really pump my numbers up. And while coyotes arguing with dogs during the quiet... Continue Reading »

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