For NCC’s national director of conservation engagement Erica Thompson, a walk through a cedar forest brings up precious memories of childhood and leads to a reflection on the vital importance of spending time in the natural world.
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The Nature Conservancy of Canada asked a group of Grade 4 students in Alberta what nature means to them, and the budding nature lovers didn’t hold back! The organization also caught up with some of its most dedicated supporters, Leaders in Conservation, during a photograph workshop, to hear what they had to say.
Dan Kraus, NCC’s senior director of conservation program development, reflects on the natural sense of well-being that comes from hugging trees.
Looking back on her childhood growing up in Bancroft, Ontario, Michelle Dano fondly remembers 10-day canoeing trips with her family and summers at a rustic cottage spent playing in a lake and exploring nature.
The satisfaction that comes with “results you can walk on” is just one reason that Calgarians Tony and Liz Fricke support the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC).
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) encourages you to visit one or more of its properties and connect with nature.
Program builds natural legacy and protects species at risk
Kailey Setter, NCC Coordinator of the Conservation Volunteers program in Alberta, describes the feelings of peace and connectedness she felt on a visit to an NCC property in Saskatchewan.
We care about what we know – which is why the fate of Canada’s diverse ecosystems and the plants and animals they support lies partly in ensuring Canadians have opportunities to explore the country’s wild places and natural landscapes.