Summer 2017

NCC Magazine Summer 2017

NCC Magazine Summer 2017

Coming July 14: Introducing our new Nature Destinations program, six ways to get outdoors this summer, one woman's connection to her culture and nature, what a seasoned explorer packs in his backpack to go on adventures...and more!


Letter From the Editor

Summer Fun
Six quintessentially Canadian experiences in support of nature and the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC).

Respect the Land
Explore our country's natural heritage by following low-impact travel principles from Leave No Trace Canada.

Backpack Essentials to Capture the View
Photographer, explorer and MEC Ambassador, Bruce Kirby, shares his five summer adventure must-haves.

Get to know some of Canada's most iconic landscapes and natural areas with NCC's Nature Destinations program.

Species Profile
This flower in the aster family is more precious than gold.

Project Updates
Four ways NCC staff are collaborating with ranchers and farmers in British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Force for Nature
Chloe Dragon Smith discusses how she uses traditional aspects of her Chipewyan heritage to connect to nature.

Read the interview here >

Escape to Nature
In her latest book, Sharon Butala reflects on her time at Old Man on his Back in Saskatchewan.

Read an excerpt from Where I Live Now: A Journey through Love and Loss to Healing and Hope here >

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