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articles by: The Nature Conservancy of Canada

Why Turtles Don’t Make the Best Roommates

At the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), we often receive inquiries from well-meaning Canadians wanting advice about how to help the animals and plants they encounter in their daily lives. Case in p…

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Fight Invasive Species With Every Meal

If you can’t beat them, eat them! Invasive species management as a whole is extremely complex. However, cooking with certain edible invasives is a creative, fun and healthy approach to reducing the po…

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6 Tips For Taking Great Winter Photos

[caption id="attachment_1296572" align="alignleft" width="443" caption="Blue Mountain, NS (Photo by Doug van Hemessen/NCC staff)"][/caption] Blue Mountain outside Halifax, Nova Scotia, December 27,…

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5 of Canada’s Favorite Winter Birds

Winter can be a cold, bleak and depressing time of year, yet there is incredible beauty, if you know where to look. Birds that are usually hidden by dense foliage are revealed by the starkness of the …

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Why Nature is Good for Your Brain

Alan Logan, co-author of Your Brain on Nature, has become a household name here at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). Since its publication in 2012, the book has become a rallying cry for the …

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How to Make a Felt Cardinal Bird

When I bought a needle felting starter kit five years ago, I had no idea what I was going to do with it. It had been many years since I attempted any form of art or craft since I was never very good a…

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Want to Work With the Environment? 10 Practical Tips to Land Your Dream Job

OK, so you love animals. You sleep and breathe nature. And you want to work in the field of conservation. Super! Now here's the hard part: figuring out how to land your dream gig. The most common q…

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6 Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors This Winter

With winter storms battering the country from coast to coast and the mercury dropping, it's easy to want to huddle inside by the fireplace. But most of us find that we're happier when we get outside. …

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