July 2018 – Light of City

A Maritimer celebrating 15 years at NCC – in Alberta

A Maritimer celebrating 15 years at NCC – in Alberta Waterton Springs interpretive trail (Photo by NCC) This year I celebrated 15 years of working for the Atlantic Region of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). To mark the occasion, I visited a completely different NCC Region: Alberta. Ah, the mountains! Seeing the difference in […]

Take only Poké Balls, leave only footprints: Tips and tricks for Pokémon Go users for getting up close and personal with nature

Take only Poké Balls, leave only footprints: Tips and tricks for Pokémon Go users for getting up close and personal with nature Gaff Point in Kingsburg, Lunenburg County, NS (Photo by NCC) It’s safe to say Pokémon Go has made a Gyarados-sized splash for mobile users around the world. The app (which is not yet […]

NCC’s new Happy Valley Forest Hike Series

NCC’s new Happy Valley Forest Hike Series Participants listen in as Todd Farrell talks about the plants in Happy Valley Forest (Photo by Evelyn Senyi) “How far do you think we are from Dundas Square?” It’s an odd question that Todd Farrell, coordinator of conservation biology in central Ontario for the Nature Conservancy of Canada […]

Celebrate the environment

Celebrate the environment People spending time in nature (Photo by Joe McFarlane/iStock) Canadian Environment Week, celebrated every year on the first week of June, gives Canadians an opportunity to celebrate the environment and encourage conservation efforts year-round. The week kicks off with World Environment Day. We’ve polled Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) staff to see […]