Nature & Wildlife Conservation

NCC protects key ranch land in Alberta’s Castle Crown Natural Area

NCC protects key ranch land in Alberta’s Castle Crown Natural Area

Nature Conservancy of Canada, Alberta Region, announces protection of a 536-hectare Alberta Ranch in the Castle Crown Natural Area.

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Approval of Jasper Development Ignores Public Outcry

Approval of Jasper Development Ignores Public Outcry

Banff, Alberta – Over the objections of almost 200,000 citizens, the federal government has approved the proposed “Brewster Glacier Discovery Walk” in Jasper National Park. Conservation organizations fear that the beauty and integrity of Jasper National Park are being surrendered to commercial interests, opening the door for more for-profit businesses to capitalize on the splendour of Canada‟s most […]

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Proposed woodland caribou recovery strategy violates SARA

Proposed woodland caribou recovery strategy violates SARA

The federal government’s draft woodland caribou recovery strategy — released last week, four years overdue — is illegal and fails on multiple fronts to comply with requirements under the Species at Risk Act, Ecojustice said.

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Removing fences near Buffalo Lake Moraine

Removing fences near Buffalo Lake Moraine

Help the tear-down a fence line that is currently interfering with natural wildlife movement, near Stettler, Alberta.

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Woven Wire Roll-Up

Woven Wire Roll-Up

Keen on conservation? Join the on Thursday, September 15 to tear-down and roll-up a woven fence inhibiting wildlife movement near Penhold, Alberta.

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Wildflower Seed and Sow

Wildflower Seed and Sow

Join the Nature Conservancy of Canada on Saturday, August 20 to harvest seeds from native Gumweed and Golden Aster, help restore the native grassland community.

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Federal Court overturns Minister Kent’s decision not to protect woodland caribou

Federal Court overturns Minister Kent’s decision not to protect woodland caribou

The federal Environment Minister’s “out of the blue” decision not to recommend emergency protection for woodland caribou in northeastern Alberta ignored scientific evidence and must be set aside, a Federal Court has determined.

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A Healing Walk past toxic tailings ponds north of Fort McMurray

A Healing Walk past toxic tailings ponds north of Fort McMurray

This is not a protest, but a way to help heal what has been destroyed and to give each other the spiritual strength to carry on.

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Alberta woodland caribou battle goes to Federal Court

Alberta woodland caribou battle goes to Federal Court

Environmental groups recently went to Federal Court to fight for immediate protection of caribou habitat facing unchecked oil-sands development in northeastern Alberta.

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Antelope-friendly Fences – June 25

Antelope-friendly Fences – June 25

Keen on completing necessary conservation work? On Saturday, June 25th at 9:00am join us in the Pakowki Lake Natural Area near Medicine Hat to remove the first wire on fences surrounding a Nature Conservancy of Canada properity to help pronghorn antelope roam freely accross the landscape!

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