Highlights / Nature Conservancy

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Prime Alberta ranchland donated for research and conservation.

Two announcements this week have major implications for conservation and animal research. The first was the donation of an entire working cattle ranch to the University of Calgary. The WA Ranches, a large working beef cattle operation worth an estimated $44 »

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Get out of the house and into the ‘outdoors’

Survey shows appreciation for nature, but growing disconnect Canada is blessed with millions of square kilometres of wilderness, in addition to numerous national, provincial and municipal parks. It’s an ideal place to experience and enjoy nature, and in most cases »

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Wilderness preserved: Conservationists acquire large tract of Great Lakes land.

Lake Superior is the world’s largest freshwater body of water by surface area. It’s location in northern Ontario means it has not had quite the same amount of development pressure. That pressure is growing however as more people seek waterfront »

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Natural Lake Superior coastline area to be preserved

It’s a rugged forested area along the western Ontario shore of the vast Lake Superior. The Nature Conservancy of Canada has announced it has completed the acquisition of 1,000 hectares of land around Big Trout Bay. The almost untouched Big »

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Prairie storm thrashes conservancy celebration

A nasty prairie storm chased people indoors towards the end of a celebration to mark the 20th anniversary of a major protected area called Old Man On His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation area last weekend. The area measuring 53 »