Last week was Canada's Agriculture Day. NCC's operations often focus on how we contribute to Canada’s food supply and support environmentally sustainable agriculture.

Agriculture and nature conservation go hand in hand
The hummingbird’s resilience to the cold weather is surprising. See how tenacious these little birds can be.

The Hummingbirds Igloo
It's okay to use forest products! Just remember to purchase products from responsibly managed forests.

You can love wood and still be a forest hugger
Build your own conservation portfolio when you intern with us! We are now taking applications for positions across the country.

Summer Conservation Internship Program!
We are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend Stuart McLean. He was a champion for our work and was always happy to talk nature.

Stuart was a quiet crusader for conservation — never wanting any recognition for his contributions, he was simply gratified by supporting a cause that meant so much to him.

Thank you, Stuart. You will be greatly missed.
Just because a beautiful white blanket covers the ground does not mean you can’t embark on safe camping adventures. Here are a few tips to consider before going on your first winter camping excursion!

Winter Camping 101
Wishing all of our supporters a Happy Valentine's Day ❤
Happy Valentine's Day! Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a honeymoon, be sure to get to know the city’s aquatic romantics.

Love is in the air, and in the waters too
"The connection granny feels to the outdoors is strong, and one which runs deep in our family."

What nature means to an 89-year-old
Is the cold getting you down? Here are some family fun activities to keep you busy.. and warm!

Family fun this winter
#DYK The Bicknell's thrush is the only bird that breeds exclusively in northeastern North America, with up to four males tending to a single nest.

The Bicknell's thrush is a uniquely North American bird
Three unique ecosystems along the Saint Lawrence River will be added to the 7,400 acres (3,000 hectares) of natural island and river shore environments already conserved by the NCC #conservation

NCC announces the protection of three new natural sites along the Saint Lawrence River
The St. Lawrence River is inhabited by often unsuspected varieties of flora and fauna. Over the past 35 years, the NCC has helped protect over 7,400 acres of these natural habitats.

A look at the work NCC does along the St. Lawrence River
Canada’s population of greater sage-grouse consists of only 1% of the world’s total population.

What do you know about Canada's grouse?
With the celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday and free access to Canada’s National Parks this year, it is expected that more Canadians than ever will be venturing out into the great outdoors.

Leave only footprints: Minimizing your impact in nature
We know some falcons are in Houston, Texas today for the #SuperBowl, but where are peregrine falcons normally found north of the border?

More on peregrines, here:

Because the wood turtle isn't aggressive toward humans, it is often collected from the wild to be sold in the pet trade.

Popularity putting the wood turtle at risk
Responsible forestry ensures that forests can continue to provide social, economic, and environmental benefits today and in the future.

You can love wood and still be a forest hugger