On a hot and humid day this past summer, I visited Carden Alvar in Ontario with a group of Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Leaders in Conservation. We meandered through the forest and stepped onto the limestone plain alvar, which stretches on the property as far as the eye can see.
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As an amateur naturalist, I’ve found it’s easy to learn new things; however, it’s much harder to retain everything I learn.
This spring, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) held a Conservation Volunteers event at NCC’s Edenwold property to install bird boxes.
This blog marks the fourth Alumni Spotlight; a series highlighting some of the individuals that have interned with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in the past. Last month, Josh Noseworthy was featured as the Alumni Spotlight, and this month we are following up with Sheena Briggs.
As budding naturalists with a particular interest in reptiles and amphibians, my husband and I jumped at the chance to participate in the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Conservation Volunteers event to install eco-fencing in the Bruce Peninsula National Park this fall.
This small act of nature conservation can make a big difference for native pollinators, birds and other backyard wildlife.
National Appreciation Week for Animal and Rescue Shelters is all about giving thanks and appreciation to the dedicated workers and volunteers who help out animals – both pets and wildlife – every single day.
Peregrine falcons — a species that has recovered from near extinction — nest at Johnson’s Mills, high in the cliffs of nearby Dorchester Cape, and use the nearby fields and surrounding shores as hunting grounds. The variety of wildlife that inhabits the area both seasonally and year-round ensures that these predators have enough food for themselves and any offspring they may have.
With just a few days remaining in my internship, I began to reflect on the past two and a half months serving as the national communications intern at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC).