Read about NCC staff member Adam Hunter's scuba diving adventures in Cozumel, Mexico.
As the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) conservation biologist for eastern Ontario, I work in a lot of wetlands. There are almost 32,123 acres (13,000 hectares) of wetland in the Frontenac Arch Natural Area, which includes the area currently protected by NCC.
Valentine’s Day has become a time to celebrate the ones we love. But this year, I’m also thinking about those whose passion for natural areas has led to their long-time conservation of the places that Canadians love and enjoy.
Read about how NCC staff, volunteers and partners from Cows and Fish installed a pond leveller device, which allows for a happy co-existence with beavers.
My favourite species is the American pika, but many people have never heard of it. Indeed, it was only after I chose to focus on the species for a university research project about the impacts of climate change that I fell for this small mammal.
This blog marks the seventh Intern Alumni Spotlight — a series highlighting some of the individuals who have interned with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in the past. Last month, Ryan Dudragne was featured as the Intern Alumni Spotlight, and this month we are following up with Victoria Shore.
The transformation of natural environments is having an impact on the needs of gartersnakes. Having settled in agricultural land, these reptiles need a helping hand to get through winter, and this is where NCC's Valérie René comes in.
Last September I travelled to Vancouver, BC. While I enjoyed exploring the city itself, it was the nature activities that really stood out for me.
Although gross domestic product and the human development index are often used to measure a country's progress, they miss the fact that all economic activity and human well-being is inseparably linked to ecosystems. Measuring the amount of biologically productive land and sea area needed to supply a person or a population with their current resource demands, and then comparing this to biocapacity, is one way to fill this gap.
Learn about the decline of the Atlantic-Gaspésie caribou subpopulation.