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...

August 3, 2018

Nature Conservancy of Canada - August 3, 2018 - Has attachments - Consumer information, Environment and Nature
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) hopes people are enjoying the outdoors and connecting with nature this summer, but at the same time is encouraging them to help control the spread of invasive species.  The not-for-...

July 26, 2018

Nature Conservancy of Canada - July 26, 2018 - Has attachments - General
At any given Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) Conservation Volunteers (CV) event across Canada you will see a group of volunteers eager to do their part for conservation. Whether it is building bat boxes in Saskatchewan or...

June 25, 2018

Nature Conservancy of Canada - June 25, 2018 - Has attachments - Environment and Nature, Health and Safety
While summer is arriving, another sign of better weather brings a troublesome and dangerous plant called giant hogweed. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is urging people across the country to document sightings of the...