Summer is the perfect time to get out and explore all that nature has to offer. Read our 10 favourite ways to enjoy nature this summer.
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.
Every day, countless inspiring and informative stories are published about conservation successes or discoveries in nature and wildlife around the world. Here are some that caught our attention in June 2019.
When heading outdoors, your first priority is, of course, to have fun, but it’s important to be prepared. Read on to see what our interns in the field recommend for an enjoyable day outdoors.
On May 24, approximately 70 Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) staff from the National office in Toronto, and some who were in town that day, visited our MacMillan Nature Reserve property in Vaughan, Ontario, for our annual staff field trip.
As summer comes into full swing, there’s no better time than now to talk about aquatic invasive species that threaten the lakes and rivers we love to swim, boat and fish in.
You can do your part to help encourage bee activity by planting flowers and plants that they love and changing your gardening behaviour ever so slightly. Let’s take a look.
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.
Pictures can capture the beauty of the world around us, evoke memories and feelings, and allow us to see nature in a different way. If, as adults, taking and seeing photos of nature can do this, imagine what it can do for children.
Indigenous Peoples have lived on, cared for and maintained relations with the land we now call Canada for thousands of years. Their relationship with the land isn’t just one of sustenance and livelihood, it also encompasses a deep sense of community, spirituality and identity.