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Nature Trust Celebrates Permanent Protection of a 27 Hectare Endangered Blanding’s Turtle Habitat

July 27th, 2013
This Saturday the Nova Scotia Nature Trust supporters and staff and conservation partners Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute and Parks Canada will gather to celebrate the permanent protection of a 27 hectare property on McGowan Lake, in Kempt, NS.


Thanks to a successful public appeal launched in late November, the Nature Trust has succeeded in saving one of the best remaining refuges for Blanding’s turtles in the province. The property, encompassing 15 islands and a forested peninsula on McGowan Lake, in southwest Nova Scotia, includes five and a half kilometers of undeveloped shoreline and the ideal nesting habitat for Blanding’s Turtles.

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