Spring 2020

NCC Magazine Spring 2020

NCC Magazine Spring 2020

Coming end of April: Learn about how planting trees helps restore ecosystems, a unique environment along the East Coast Trail in Newfoundland, Canadians who are helping to reverse habitat loss, and more.

Contents

Guest letter from the editor

Ecosystem restoration

From planting trees to restoring wetlands, NCC’s Conservation Volunteers make the work of ecosystem restoration a reality.

Freshwater Bay Nature Reserve

Immerse yourself in the unique coastal environment of the East Coast Trail in Newfoundland and Labrador, which passes through the Freshwater Bay Nature Reserve. Read more >

Call of the wild

With the help of his dog, Ruby, fourth-generation urban gardener Ben Cullen connects with nature in new ways. Read more >

Helping hands

With the dedicated help of Canadians across the country, the science of restoration ecology can help reverse the loss of nature. Read an excerpt here >

Mottled duskywing

An elusive and rare butterfly in an endangered Canadian ecosystem. Read more >

Project updates

A success decades in the making in BC; investing in conservation science in Alberta; new wilderness park for Halifax; new bison bulls in Saskatchewan.

Finding flowers

Lisa Myers and Sheila Colla hope to convey the importance of native pollinators through Indigenous Traditional Knowledge, art and culture. Read more >

Songs of hope

Western chorus frogs in the Ottawa Valley offer a song of hope. Read more >

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