Their assignment was clear: help remove curly dock (Rumex crispus), an invasive plant, from the preserve’s vernal pools. Awash each spring in native wildflowers as spring rains clear, vernal pools are small seasonal wetlands. (Learn more here)
Here in Sichuan Province’s Pingwu County — one of the most important remaining pieces of giant panda habitat left in the world — we’re helping to launch the country’s first Land Trust Reserve. The reserve is a cutting-edge method of land conservation for China, and it will be the biggest, best-supported example of such a strategy in a country where protecting natural resources is of global importance. (Learn More Here) Thank you all for such a great response this week!
ANSWER: ARegion in Canada (North America) along the border of two territories; Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, just south of the Arctic Circle.
The Nature Conservancy’s lead scientist Sanjayan and Canada program director Dr. Richard Jeo are on an expedition through one of Canada’s most pristine areas with young members of the Dene First Nation. They’re canoeing along the Thelon River ending in North America’s largest and most remote wildlife refuge, the Thelon Game Sanctuary. Follow their journey here Thank you to all who participated.