La stagiaire en conservation du Musée Raene Poisson raconte comment sa découverte d’un adhésif adéquat peut laisser une impression durable. Lire la suite →
In her song "Maybe Sparrow," singer/songwriter Neko Case speaks to a figurative sparrow as if to warn it of its impending demise, which falls on deaf ears. Case has a tendency to weave urgency for conservation into many of her songs, but on World Sparrow Day, this one is worth spotlighting.
Water testing is a hugely complex process involving multiple types of complex scientific instruments that require a significant technical understanding to operate. These complexities sometimes give rise to uncertainty in water test results, and this is where it's important that testing is done through an accredited lab. Learn why.
The recent polar vortex got members of Brent Sinclair’s low temperature biology lab (i.e., the Sinclair lab) at the University of Western Ontario thinking: How can we show just how hard winter is for us and for wildlife?
By Ivon Vassileva From chasing turtle hatchlings across beautiful beaches, to counting eggs and measuring the shells of big mama sea turtles, my fall semester has been nothing short of amazing. Last fall, I had the amazing opportunity to intern for six weeks with the Barbados Sea Turtle Project at the University of West Indies Cavehill. This organization deals with the conservation of the critically endangered marine turtle species that forage around and nest on Barbados,…
On September 29, 2018, I participated in my first Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) Conservation Volunteers event. During the event, I and the other volunteers learned a great deal, and that’s what I would like to talk about; the educational value of volunteering, and more specifically, volunteering with NCC.
I recently figured out where Agile lives. Or at least where we strive to live. We live on the isthmus — the thin sliver of land — between the world of data science and the domain of the subsurface.We’re not alone. A growing number of others live there with us. There’s an encampment; I wrote about it earlier this week. Backman’s Island, one of my favourite kayaking destinations, is a passable metaphor for the relationship…
In honour of International Women’s Day (March 8), over the course of the month we will be celebrating three young women working for the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Ontario Region.
Read some interesting facts that the director and host of the web series Frick, I Love Nature learned while creating the educational show.
Water levels are low in the Cowichan River this spring. Snowmelt may help, but will it be enough? This past week, officials notified Cowichan Valley residents that water levels in the Cowichan River are lower than predicted, and are actually at the values we expect to see in August. The reason we usually get such…