7 Tips to Help Migrating Birds
One of the most spectacular events in nature is unfolding this fall – the biannual migration of birds is quite a sight to behold! We have tips on how you can help our feathered friends reach their destination.
Game Over for the Greater Sage-grouse?
With only a handful of birds left in Alberta and Saskatchewan, the Greater Sage-grouse is poised to disappear in Canada. Following an emergency summit on the future of this endangered species, Nature Canada joined scientists and conservation groups from across Canada to call for immediate action to save this prairie icon.
Plight of the Piping Plover
There is good news and bad news for Piping Plovers in Atlantic Canada this year. While their numbers continue to drop, hope is reignited with the establishment of a new protected area. On a visit to his home province, Alex MacDonald, Nature Canada’s protected areas manager, reflects on decades of conservation work and current threats to this iconic bird.
Celebrate All Buffleheads Day!
Every year on October 15, the “Spirit Duck” is celebrated for the unique place it holds in Canada’s natural history. Find out what makes this bird so special!
Shallow, polluted rivers have come to define the landscape in Atlantic Canada. But with a little help, degraded rivers can be repaired. Robert Bancroft, one of Nature Canada’s 2011 Nature Conservation Award winners, delves into the history and the future of our sacred waterways.
PLUS: Do you own a cottage or waterfront property? Prepare for the changing seasons with these helpful, environmentally friendly maintenance tips.
Go Apple Picking!
It’s the season for apple picking and we have great tips on how to make the most of this fall tradition, from how to spot a good apple to how to pick it!
Wildlife at Ostrander Point Face More Threats
Habitat destruction at Ostrander Point threatens to disturb the community’s breeding birds, bats and species at risk. Local guardians of this globally significant Important Bird Area reported harmful activity earlier this month. This latest news reinforced Nature Canada’s call to end this project.
Nature Canada Hug A Tree Contest
Share your love of forests by entering our "Hug a Tree" contest! Grab your camera, find your favourite neighbourhood tree or your favourite wilderness tree, join hands with friends and family and snap a few photos. Submit your photos today for your chance to win amazing prizes!
Photo of the Month Contest
This month’s winner comes from the Nature Canada Flickr Group and reminds us that winter is just around the corner!
September Photo of the Month
Nature Canada’s 2010-2011 Annual Report
What have we been working on this year? Our latest conservation success stories, financial statements and much more can be found in our annual report. Take a moment to click through it and explore our conservation milestones in an interactive, cross-country map!
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