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articles by: The Nature Conservancy of Canada

Bombs Away…Seed Bombs, That Is!

Do you have a patch of hard-to-reach garden space? What about an exposed piece of earth that you’d like to restore to native vegetation? Or perhaps you are simply looking for an enjoyable, hands-on ac…

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12 Nature Photography Tips to Up Your Game

If one of your goals when you get outside this summer is to bring home some awe-inspiring photographs, you may be wondering where to start. We spoke with Bruce Kirkby, an award-winning wilderness writ…

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How to Create a Pollinator Oasis Right at Home

Did you know that about one-third of the world’s food crop production relies on pollination? Perhaps due to this connection, the plight of pollinators (bees in particular) has recently become highl…

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Why We Should Celebrate Wetlands on World Water Day

World Water Day, celebrated every March 22nd, encourages citizens around the world to celebrate water and calls for collective learning and action on water-related issues. With Canada being home to on…

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3 Fascinating Family Structures in the Animal World

Family: it's a strange and wonderful thing. Somewhere between the first heartbeat and the last breath, our family plays a significant role in shaping who we become. Much like humans, other animals for…

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3 Non-Cliché Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Have roses, boxed sweets and fancy dinners not been doing much for your latest attempts to woo your love? With glaring reminders of cupid’s day at every retailer in sight, it is easy to lose sight of …

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6 Nature-Themed Resolutions Worth Making

I'll admit it: I'm not a fan of making New Year's resolutions, partly because they're so easy to forget or to break once life gets busy. But resolutions are that much easier to keep when they're good …

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A Better Alternative to the Wasteful ‘White Elephant’ Game

Last December, I had the pleasure of participating in a one-of-a-kind gift exchange dubbed the "useless" gift exchange. Truth be told, I've always hoped to avoid these kinds of party games because sho…

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3 Impressive Ways Animals Adapt to Winter Conditions

Of all the enticingly cute holiday stocking stuffers currently in store displays, the owl is one of my favorites. But the way marketers portray animals with winter hats and scarves make me cringe…slig…

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How to Turn ‘Giving Tuesday’ into Giving Every Day: Ideas for Year-Round Acts of Kindness

With the passing of two big bargain bonanzas (Black Friday and Cyber Monday) comes Giving Tuesday — a day dedicated to giving back and doing good in our communities. I’m a big believer of year-round a…

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