Hope for the Coast
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Newly protected spaces for nature
We protect Nova Scotia’s outstanding natural legacy through land conservation.
The Nature Trust carries out a number of campaigns, programs, and projects that reach all across Nova Scotia.
FROM THE NATURE TRUST BLOG
More Nature on the Way for the Tusket Islands
04 Dec 2023
An exciting addition to our coastal lands, Sheep Island lies adjacent to the Tusket Islands Wilderness Area and adds 22 acres to the Nature Trust's network of protection within a globally significant conservation area. Thanks to Nature's Way Canada, this incredible, intact trio of islands provides critical habitat along the Atlantic Flyaway, essential for bird recovery and conservation.
Harbour and Prices Islands protected in Canso conservation area
04 Dec 2023
A thrilling addition to the success of our Hope for the Coast initiative, the securement of Harbour and Prices Islands in Guysborough County adds 370 acres to the Nature Trust's coastal conservation lands. Located within a relatively untouched area of the province with growing conservation interest, protecting these intact islands signifies a huge win for the wild.
Introducing Acacia Valley Conservation Lands: Key link in Acacia Valley Trails protected forever
05 Oct 2023
Located south of Digby near Hillgrove is our newly acquired Acacia Valley Conservation Lands, consisting of over 163 acres of land generously donated by Larry and Greta Goodwin, as part of ECCC’s Ecological Gifts Program. This property in the Kesputkwitk district has been in Larry’s family for generations, and ensuring its protection in perpetuity is of the utmost importance to them. This latest conservation win is also exciting as it represents the Nature Trust’s first protected lands in this part of the province.