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Out in the field: Monitoring swallow roosts along Grand River

Imagine being out on a calm, methodical river, while you are paddling a canoe with the sun slowly inching its way down towards the...

Nature Canada report calls on federal government to double protected areas

Nature Canada today released a new report that serves as a call to action for nature groups and concerned citizens across the country who...

What species are you likely to find in these Canadian ecosystems?

What species are you likely to find in these Canadian ecosystems? Do you know what species belong in each Canadian ecosystem? Associate the endangered species...

How to make this election about nature

Canada goes to the polls for our federal election on October 21, 2019. Now more than ever, we require elected officials who understand the...

The Fraser Delta – Importance for shorebirds

The Fraser River delta is an extraordinary place for birds, one of the most important in all of North America. This is especially true...

Injured Bird Awareness

Perhaps you’re sitting in your home, or outside on the porch and you hear a thud against a window. Maybe you’re walking and see...

Press release: Nature Canada applauds Canada Nature Fund Challenge announcement

PRESS RELEASE Government of Canada Nature Fund Challenge announcement a major milestone on path to protecting Canada’s threatened natural areas (Ottawa, Aug. 19, 2019)— Today the...

Backgrounder: Learn more about Canada Nature Fund Challenge announcement

BACKGROUNDER Nature Canada applauds Canada Nature Fund Challenge announcement Ottawa, Aug. 19, 2019 The Challenge Canada is actually falling behind other countries in protecting natural areas and in...

Canada just made more room for nature

The federal government just announced projects that will help Canada meet its international commitment to protect 17 percent of our land and freshwater by...

Spotlight on young nature leaders: Alana Tollenaar

With Saturday being International Honey Bee Day, we would like to highlight an inspiring success story from one of our Young Nature Leader bursary...

Fun Summer Guide to Recognizing Butterflies in Your City!

When thinking of Canadian butterflies, the Monarch Butterfly comes to mind. However, there are many other species of Canadian butterflies that you can learn...

Spotlight on young nature leaders: Sammie Heard

In honour of International Youth Day, we at Nature Canada would like to take a moment to appreciate the contributions that Canadian youth make...

Building partnerships in the prairies with Nature Saskatchewan

In June, Nature Canada’s Gauri Sreenivasan and Teagan Yaremchuk headed west for Nature Saskatchewan‘s Spring Meet. Read Teagan’s trip report below. Twice a year Nature...

Federal government takes significant step toward doubling protected areas

August 1, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Federal government takes significant step toward doubling protected areas by 2020 Nature Canada reacts to announced marine protected areas in Iqaluit OTTAWA...

Press Release: Save Our Swallows Workshop at Sycamore Farm

July 27, 2019, Lambton – On Saturday, Nature Canada and the National Farmers Union hosted an event for the public to help spread bird-friendly...

Stronger Environmental Laws

This past year saw some strengthening of laws to conserve nature despite unprecedented oil and gas industry lobbying in the Senate. Here are our...

Quiz: How well do you know endangered species?

Over 600 species are at-risk in Canada due to human activity, including habitat loss and climate change. Canada’s Species At Risk Act divides plants...

Déjà vu all over again: Species at Risk and the Trans...

VICTORIA, CANADA – July 22, 2019 While it’s usually considered bad form to be overly celebratory about the filing of a lawsuit, from time to...

Motus Tag Trip a Success!

Alex Bencke, Aly Hyder Ali, Vanessa Fiore, Ted Cheskey, Saeedeh Bani Assadi, Nancy Furber and Rick Ludkin Nature Canada’s own Ted Cheskey, Aly Hyder Ali,...

Calendar Image Fathom Five Marine National Park

Flowerpot Island – Kyle Noonan Fathom Five National Marine Park is spectacular. Established in 1987, it is the first of its kind.  Located along the...

Wildlife Curiosities

Nature is full of surprising curiosities. Some are bizarre, others are merely astonishing, but all are fascinating and inspire us with awe. Here are...

Extinction Infographic

The post Extinction Infographic appeared first on Nature Canada.

Breaking News: BC Nature goes to court over Trans Mountain

On July 8, 2019, BC Nature filed an application in Federal Court seeking judicial review of the recent federal decision to re-approve the Trans...

Reaping the Rewards: Purple Martin Housing a Success!

Imagine concerned citizens and nature organizations teaming up to increase the population of a declining migratory bird species. This is the reality here at...

On the Radar: Tracking Swallow Populations

Nature Canada’s Save our Swallows (SOS) campaign has been a major priority over the past few months, with the organization of interactive events taking...

Nature Canada congratulates governments on new agreement for South Okanagan protection

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna was joined by B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman, Chief Clarence Louie of the Osoyoos Indian Band and Chief Keith Crow...

Opportunity to support Indigenous reconciliation dies in the Senate

Bill C-262, a private member’s bill to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights...

No Shore Thing: Protecting shorebirds with the Cree Nation

Since 2012, Nature Canada has worked in partnership with the Cree Nation Government, the Cree Nation of Waskaganish, the Cree Trappers Association and the...

Press release: State of Canada’s Birds

June 20, 2019, Ottawa – Human activities have resulted in dramatic changes to Canada’s bird populations over the last 50 years. This is the...

Birds of a Feather Disappear Together

You remember the path in front of you being sunny, with no shade to hide the golden beams of light bathing the grass of...

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