February 13, 2019

Nature Conservancy of Canada - February 13, 2019 - Has attachments - Environment and Nature, Seasonal
By Christine Beevis-Trickett 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...

February 1, 2019

Nature Conservancy of Canada - February 1, 2019 - Has attachments - Environment and Nature, Events and Announcements
By Dan Kraus I live next to a swamp. After 20 years of having this swamp as my neighbour, it’s kind of grown on me. I enjoy the spring flush of marsh marigolds, the annual reawakening of spring peepers, and I still smile...

January 25, 2019

Nature Conservancy of Canada - January 25, 2019 - Has attachments - Environment and Nature
Perhaps no other animal symbolizes the stunning beauty of the Canadian wilderness as much as the grizzly bear. A type of brown bear, grizzly bears occur in the wilderness of western and northern Canada. The species'...

January 11, 2019

Nature Conservancy of Canada - January 11, 2019 - Has attachments - Environment and Nature
As temperatures reach below the freezing mark, wildlife seek shelter from the snow and winter. As someone who tends to wait out winter indoors, under a blanket fort with a warm coffee and book in hand, only occasionally bundling...

December 26, 2018

Nature Conservancy of Canada - December 26, 2018 - Has attachments - Environment and Nature, Seasonal
By Dan Kraus, Senior Conservation Biologist People living in the northern hemisphere have brought trees and boughs into their homes during the winter for thousands of years. The evergreens that we decorate with during...

November 27, 2018

Nature Conservancy of Canada - November 27, 2018 - Has attachments - Environment and Nature, Seasonal
Here at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), we’re gearing up for an eco-friendly holiday, so we thought we’d share some of our favourite tips on how to “green” your holiday celebrations.

November 16, 2018

Nature Conservancy of Canada - November 16, 2018 - Has attachments - Environment and Nature, Families, Parenting and Children, Health and Safety, Lifestyles, Seasonal
Canadians are more disconnected from nature than ever before. We spend more and more of our time indoors, and a large per cent of us live in an urban setting away from large natural areas. We’re losing touch with the...

October 23, 2018

Nature Conservancy of Canada - October 23, 2018 - Has attachments - Environment and Nature, Families, Parenting and Children, Seasonal
By Wendy Ho, Content Coordinator, Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) Why do some species spook us more than others? Some say it is an evolutionary adaptation, some say it is an irrational fear, while still others say that is...

October 12, 2018

Nature Conservancy of Canada - October 12, 2018 - Has attachments - Environment and Nature
  World Reptile Day is on October 21, 2018 In honour of World Reptile Day, here are some interesting tidbits about Canada's native snake species:

October 3, 2018

Nature Conservancy of Canada - October 3, 2018 - Has attachments - Environment and Nature, Seasonal
Today marks Thanksgiving in Canada. The first official, annual Canadian Thanksgiving took place on November 6, 1879. In honour of Thanksgiving, here are 10 facts about wild turkeys to gobble up; a species that has been documented...