Spring 2021

NCC magazine Spring 2021

NCC magazine Spring 2021


Guest letter from the editor

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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