What will you do for nature?

This spring, we invite you to join Canadians coast to coast in making a big impact for nature, with our Small Acts of Conservation challenge. Together, our collective small-scale efforts can make a profound impact for landscapes across the country.

Get your friends and family involved by using #MySmallAct on Twitter & Instagram when you share photos of your...
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What will you do for nature This spring we invite you to

Small Acts of Conservation

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Here are 10 tweetable facts about turtles, just in time for #WorldTurtleDay!
Here are 10 tweetable facts about turtles just in time for WorldTurtleDay

Ten facts about turtles

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Laurel Panchuk
Ashley D'Andrea
Today is World Turtle Day! This special day began 17 years ago to honour and promote turtle and tortoise conservation around the world. In Canada, there are 12 different species of turtles.

Sadly, global turtle and tortoise populations are declining because of smuggling, climate change, habitat destruction, the exotic food industry and the pet trade. To date, Nature Conservancy of Canada /...
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Today is World Turtle Day This special day began 17 years ago
Ro Portelance
Joshua Vertmachine Campbell
Erin Bartsch
Happy International Day for Biological Diversity!

Today is a day dedicated to increasing understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. NCC has been working to protect our most important and biologically diverse natural areas and the species they sustain for over 50 years. Since 1962, NCC and our partners have helped to conserve more than 2.8 million acres of ecologically significant...
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Happy International Day for Biological Diversity
White Trilliums in bloom on the Creemore Nature Preserve!

Thanks to all who came out to celebrate 20 years of conservation in Creemore! This 200-acre property is located just outside of Creemore, ON and was donated to NCC 20 years ago by the Mingay family.
White Trilliums in bloom on the Creemore Nature Preserve
Learn about long-time NCC supporter and donor, Richard Ivey, and his family's life-long connection to nature.
Learn about longtime NCC supporter and donor Richard Ivey and his familys

Family values

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Connie Hartviksen
A prominent member of Prince Edward Island’s business community, Tim Banks, is being featured in NCC's "Nature Stories" series.

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A prominent member of Prince Edward Islands business community Tim Banks is

PEI developer supports nature conservation

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Today is #EndangeredSpeciesDay.

Species protection is a cornerstone of conservation. Slowing, and ultimately reversing, the current trend of species loss is one of the greatest conservation challenges we face in Canada. As the number of Canada’s IUCN Red List species continues to grow, we find ourselves with 40 species that are now more endangered than the giant panda.

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Today is EndangeredSpeciesDay Species protection is a cornerstone of conservatio
Karen Burns Bishop
Sherrill Dallmann
Robin Hall
#DYK many of the plants we have in our yards are not native to Canada? In some cases, these non-native plants are invasive and can intrude into nearby natural areas or affect the growth and spread of native species.

You can do your part to help species such as bees and birds by creating or expanding your own mini nature reserve. Find out how!
DYK many of the plants we have in our yards are not

Keep your garden Canadian, eh?

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Joey Tre Holy
Irene Vaughan
Avery Zingel
Each year, for the last 11 years, Nature Conservancy of Canada / Conservation de la nature Canada has set fire to the Rice Lake Plains. It sounds odd — a conservation organization setting fire to a protected landscape — but fire is an important stewardship tool.
Each year for the last 11 years Nature Conservancy of Canada Conservation

Igniting restoration on the Rice Lake Plains

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Pam Turner Wong
Josephine Wang
Colin M Nutt
"On that day hike up to the Eagle Bluffs, I learned how important it is to respect the natural behaviour of wildlife."
On that day hike up to the Eagle Bluffs I learned how

Heard it from a Scout: Leaving only footprints in nature

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Sherry Coulson Hutchison
Laurel Panchuk
Nature Conservancy of Canada / Conservation de la nature Canada has made 18 of its flagship sites more accessible to people around the world by bringing the outdoors online. Through a partnership with Google, NCC has mapped several of its natural areas for Google Street View.
Nature Conservancy of Canada Conservation de la nature Canada has made 18

Take a hike! Bringing the outdoors online

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Take a look at the different moss and liverwort surveys being done in Manitoba.
Take a look at the different moss and liverwort surveys being done in Manitoba

Overlooked plants and new discoveries

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Bruce Harding
Whether you pronounce its name nar-wall or nar-whale, this creature’s resemblance to the unicorn probably has you lost in reverie.
Whether you pronounce its name narwall or narwhale this creatures resemblance to

An ode to narwhal (Part One)

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Charlie Cairns
Bruce Harding
Mother’s day is the time of year for children to shower their mothers with gratitude. See how one daughter treated her mom to a day with mother nature.
Mothers day is the time of year for children to shower their

Treating mom to a special day

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Happy Mother's Day!

Every day, millions of mothers around the world work tirelessly to protect and provide for their young. This Mother’s Day, learn about 10 mothers in the wild and the neat ways they take care of their offspring.
Happy Mothers Day Every day millions of mothers around the world work

Nature's most devoted mothers

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Wishing the mother in your life a Happy Mother’s Day!
Wishing the mother in your life a Happy Mother’s Day
Liz Mcleod Bender
Janice Creed
Matthew Starr
Happy International Migratory Bird Day!

Today the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) celebrates bird species and bird migration around the world. Because so many species migrate to Canada to breed each summer, we have a unique role to play in migratory bird conservation.

To date, NCC has secured 350,000 acres (142,000 hectares) of habitat for migratory birds throughout Canada. Many places...
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Happy International Migratory Bird Day Today the Nature Conservancy of Canada NCC
Carol David Munro
Christie Robinson
Glenn Bonnell
Meet Danielle Robertson whose roots in Nova Scotia's Port Joli run as deep as the rich history there.
Meet Danielle Robertson whose roots in Nova Scotias Port Joli run as

Spring 2017 Magazine: Coastal roots

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Susan Manderson
See what is being done to assess honey bee health, and what you can do to help bee populations.
See what is being done to assess honey bee health and what

Understanding the buzz of bees

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Hanna Feek
Laurel Panchuk
Mark Kelland