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Farley's Ark: Farley & Claire Mowat Conservation Lands (Donation)

Farley's Ark: Farley & Claire Mowat Conservation Lands. 187 acres in River Tillard, Richmond County
Donated by Farley Mowat Limited & The Mowat Environmental Institute

Significance

Undeveloped ocean frontage, coastal boreal forest, and wetland complexes

Details

"Farley's Ark" was so called in tribute to the Canadian literary icon's quest to save our natural world. Long advocates for the environment, Farley and his wife (and fellow author) Claire, donated this beautiful piece of coastal land to the Nature Trust for permanent protection as a conservation site.

The ecology of the site is diverse - providing coastal, woodland, and fen habitats to a variety of bird and marine species and wildlife.