Stories from the Field

  • NCC staff and volunteers working to control phragmites on Georgian Bay, ON (Photo by Sara Meyer/NCC staff)

    Fighting phragmites on Georgian Bay

    The invasive species known as phragmites (phrag, as most call it) has immense effects on our native ecosystems. Learn about effective control...
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  • Scotch pine girdling (Photo by Chirathi Wijekulathilake/NCC staff)

    Tree girdling

    What is tree girdling and how is it sometimes used for conservation?
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  • Group of Conservation Volunteers at the Red Deer Fence Pull event (Photo by NCC)

    Reciprocity in our relations

    What can reciprocity with the environment look like? Latiya Northwest shares her experiences and her reflections on how reciprocal...
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  • Beaver damming activity, Collins Property, AB. (Photo by NCC)

    Everywhere and all-around: Fence mapping in Alberta

    Mapping fences on the Collins property in central Alberta is done to explore the effects and implications of human-made barriers on the...
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  • Eastern black carpenter ant (Photo by Wally Simpson, CC BY-NC 4.0)

    Appreciating insects this World Animal Month

    Insects are essential to our ecosystem in their own unique way, on top of being a source of enjoyment for humans.
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  • Backus Woods (Photo by Neil Osborne)

    Seeking nature

    A blog about spending more time in nature and the benefits that it has on our health. Featuring properties from across the country.
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  • Property in southeast Saskatchewan with a conservation easement with NCC (Photo by Jason Bantle)

    Prairie perceptions: Learning from landowners

    Nature conservation is as much connecting with the landscape as working with the people who help care for the land.
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  • Asquith, SK (Photo by NCC)

    Four months of working for nature: The story of an NCC summer intern

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  • Grandmother Buffalo leading the Medicine Trail walk (Photo by NCC)

    Gaining a new perspective: Learning about Two-Eyed Seeing on a Medicine Trail walk

    Learn about Two-Eyed Seeing, the traditional Mi’kmaq idea of better understanding events through different perspectives.
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  • Field technician Breanne Kenner with a successful catch! (Photo by NCC)

    A day in the life of a field biologist

    Learn about the exciting research being undertaken through the Weston Family Conservation Science Fellowship Program at the Nature Conservancy...
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