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Small Acts Of Conservation Go A Long Way This Earth Day

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 04.21.2017 | Canada Impact
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

When it comes to nature conservation, a little goes a long way. Small-scale conservation efforts can have a huge impact and help ensure that we and future generations can enjoy precious natural spaces. This Earth Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada challenges you to partake in at least one small act of conservation.

Canada's Role In Preventing Species' Extinctions

Dan Kraus | Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Impact
Dan Kraus

One of the most powerful tools of nature conservation in the 21st century is our ability to put the protection of Canadian species into a global context. By documenting Canadian species that are not just rare in Canada, but rare everywhere, we can better understand the role of Canadian conservation efforts in preventing global species extinctions.

A New "National Park" Could Be Coming to a City Near You

David Suzuki | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada
David Suzuki

Canada's newest "national park" is a vibrant patchwork of green space meandering through dynamic downtown neighbourhoods in one of Canada's densest metropolises, along the former path of a creek buried more than 100 years. It's a welcoming space for birds and bees that's nurturing a new generation of city-builders. And it may spread to your city.

Honeybees And Butterflies At Risk After Freezing Winter

CBC | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Impact

The harsh winter, which set cold records in many regions, has been a trial for many Canadians. For some bugs, though, the fluctuating cold temperature...

Dramatic, Worrying Drop In Monarch Numbers

CBC | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada

The latest survey of monarch butterflies in Mexico shows numbers are way down from last year, and the lowest since measurements began 20 years ago. ...

SavvyMom's Ultimate Guide to July

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

There isn't much room for lazy in our hazy summer days, but we love them nonetheless. Enjoy every minute of this month with these savvy suggestions on how to make the most of July. From books to read, crafts to make and well-being challenges to take, he's a comprehensive list of my July favourites.

Spring Gardening Trends: Build A Butterfly Garden (PHOTOS)

CP | Amy Lorentzen, The Associated Press | Posted 06.17.2012 | Canada Style

For a spring project that can get your family working and learning together — and also help some beautiful insects — try a backyard butterfly gard...