NCC’s Nebo property (Photo by Branimir Gjetvaj)

NCC’s Nebo property (Photo by Branimir Gjetvaj)

News Releases

  • Promising news for a globally important migratory stopover in Saskatchewan
    February 13, 2024

    Efforts to safeguard grasslands surrounding Chaplin Lake have taken a significant leap forward with the support of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). The non-profit conservation group is announcing the expansion of its Mackie Ranch conservation project, located a few kilometres off the Trans-Canada Highway, between Moose Jaw and Swift Current.
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  • Exciting news for grasslands near Swift Current, home to remarkable species including Saskatchewan’s provincial bird
    September 19, 2023

    A large piece of grassland in southwestern Saskatchewan is now protected. The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Cave Pasture conservation project is located immediately adjacent to the city of Swift Current. It contains 286 hectares of grasslands, wetlands and shoreline habitat.
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  • Stepping up for nature: colla’beer’ation for conservation
    September 6, 2023

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is pleased to announce a colla”beer”ation with Nokomis Craft Ales, a brewery located in the rural community of Nokomis, Saskatchewan, who are pouring out $0.50 per can to support NCC initiatives.
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  • Diverse grassland region now conserved in Saskatchewan
    August 16, 2022

    A large piece of grassland in southwest Saskatchewan is now protected. The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Rangeview conservation project is located south of Robsart, Saskatchewan, and approximately six kilometres west of the Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area, NCC’s flagship property in the province.
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  • Exciting news for Saskatchewan residents who pooled together SGI rebates for conservation
    June 22, 2022

    With the support of public and private donors, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), a not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, today announced a new conservation project in southern Saskatchewan. Located approximately an hour and 45 minutes from Regina, the Lonetree Lake property consists of 629 hectares of endangered grasslands and wetlands.
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  • Good news for Southwest Sandhills
    May 25, 2022

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announced today that SaskEnergy has provided $50,000 to support conservation and stewardship in the Southwest Sandhills in Saskatchewan. SaskEnergy’s support will fund research, conservation plans and partnerships to implement activities that will support the sustainable management of the area and a diversity of species, several of which are at risk.
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  • Mashkode-bizhiki | Plains bison herd successfully re-established to The Key First Nation in Saskatchewan
    February 1, 2022

    Through partnerships with the Government of Canada and Nature Conservancy of Canada, a new plains bison herd has been established, renewing cultural, historical and ecological connections for Indigenous community, ensuring the survival and well-being of this iconic and majestic animal.
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  • Prairie hot spot for shorebirds now conserved
    November 24, 2021

    During spring and fall migrations, thousands of shorebirds use Chaplin Lake and the surrounding grasslands to stop and refuel or nest.
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  • Important area of connected habitat conserved through collaboration
    July 12, 2021

    The protection of grasslands and wetlands is a major priority in Saskatchewan and not-for-profit organizations Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) are working together to conserve a remarkable natural area.
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