It’s official: winter has made its way across Canada and isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Humans layer up to brave the cold and migratory birds make their way to warmer climates, but turtles have their own way of toughing out the cold, Canadian winters.
When you picture winter, images of dripping mosses, lichens and ferns along with long, diffused yellow light rays dappling a lush vibrant green forest floor, combined with the playful cries of the bald eagle may not be what come to mind. However, out here on the wet West Coast of British Columbia, winter is anything but white at sea level.
Meet a crayfish enthusiast and researcher who goes by the name Dr. Crayfish.
This blog marks the sixth Alumni Spotlight — a series highlighting individuals who have interned with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in the past. We are kicking off 2019 with bird enthusiast Ryan Dudragne.
Our current environmental issues — from climate change to biodiversity loss — are all the result of many collective impacts. However, there are examples of hope from 2018 as we enter 2019.
Since 1962, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has worked to protect our country’s most important natural areas and the species they sustain. And to think it all started with a spirited group of naturalists in Toronto, Ontario, more than 56 years ago.
Sometimes the best way to show your appreciation for critters and their habitat is to clean up what us humans have left lying around. That about sums up the purpose of a late-August Conservation Volunteers event at a Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) property called Shoe Lake West.
It was time to do a deep dive into the boreal forests of Wilson Island, near the north shore of Lake Superior. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) acquired these amazing 5,000 acres (2,023 hectares) in 2008 and it was time to conduct an inventory of the species and vegetation communities on the property.
Hiking is a great choice for enjoying an adventure that contributes to physical and mental fitness. Here are some helpful tips and equipment recommendations for new hikers.
When I woke up on the morning of Sunday, December 30 — the day of the bird count — I had no previous experience spotting, identifying or surveying for birds. By the end of the day, five dedicated birders from the Beaverton Christmas Bird Count had taken me under their wing.