It’s turtle time!

As the weather warms up, both vehicle and turtle traffic on our roads increases, and so does the threat of road mortality to Ontario's native turtle populations. NCC's eastern Ontario stewardship team has made helping turtles safely cross the road part of our day-to-day mission on the drive from our office at the Queen’s University Biological Station to our field sites.

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Connecting to the land through conservation

On my first field day with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), I was expecting a rigorous day of mapping, tracking and other GPS functions I don’t understand. Instead, I found myself birdwatching my way around a beautiful piece of NCC land with a group of people who have a well-developed connection to Saskatchewan’s natural areas and native species.

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