Spring 2021

NCC magazine Spring 2021

NCC magazine Spring 2021

Contents

Guest letter from the editor

Small Acts of Conservation

Join Canadians from coast to coast in helping nature with NCC’s Small Acts of Conservation challenge. Read more >

Osoyoos Oxbows

This serpentine network of wetlands is located along a stretch of the South Okanagan Valley near Osoyoos, British Columbia.

A safer sky for birds

Four affordable ways you can make your windows appear less reflective to lessen bird collisions. Read more >

Backpack essentials

Melissa Polak’s journal helps her connect to nature in a meaningful way. Read more >

Return of the wild

Plains bison have returned to an NCC property in Saskatchewan, and that is both ecologically and culturally significant. Read an excerpt here >

Spiny softshell turtle

Each spring, this endangered turtle makes its way to a shallow pond in Quebec to warm and feed itself. Read more >

Project updates

Good news for moose in Atlantic Canada; conserving species at risk in Nova Scotia; and treasuring a native prairie grassland.

Speaking for the Earth

Biologist, Indigenous person and artist Rick Beaver weaves together Traditional Ecological Knowledge and science. Read more >

Close encounters

A boy and his father make a prehistoric discovery at NCC’s Nodwell property in Alberta. Read more >

Supporter Spotlight

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