Silver Anniversary Dinner & Auction
30 Oct 2019
A big thank you to all those who supported our Silver Anniversary Dinner & Auction on Thursday, October 17. For a peak into the magic of the evening that was, we've created a photographic journey through the event.
Cape Breton’s Conservation Hero, David Rumsey
25 Oct 2019
This year in the Mabou Highlands of Cape Breton, the Nature Trust has secured the largest protected area in our 25 year history. But behind this success story is a long and arduous journey of hurdles and delays — an impossible feat without the herculean efforts and generosity of this year’s Nature Trust Conservation Award recipient.
Corporate partner East Coast Credit Union walks the walk—and hikes the hike!
23 Oct 2019
"In an age of artificial intelligence, climate change and constant demands in technology," says East Coast Credit Union VP, Operations, Sally van de Wiel, "we're pleased to support an organization that provides opportunities for our community members to connect with nature."
Nature Trust campaigns to save major ‘missing link’ in beloved Halifax urban wilderness
17 Oct 2019
Tonight at our Silver Anniversary Dinner and Auction, the Nature Trust announced a 2.1 million dollar campaign to save a vital missing link in the Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes wilderness
Seal Island Stewardship: Looking back before we look ahead
25 Sep 2019
As we shift our focus to stewardship planning for the future of the lands on Seal Island, it is a timely opportunity to look back at its past to consider not only its conservation values for birds and biodiversity, but also the cultural and historical importance of this special place.
Happy Autumnal Equinox!
22 Sep 2019
Happy autumnal equinox from everyone at the Nova Scotia Nature Trust!
A Tiny Island Kingdom
19 Sep 2019
Nova Scotia Nature Trust protects and cares for many outstanding properties, but none have quite the quirky history as the Principality of Outer Baldonia.
Judy Robertson and Daughters: Future Focused Guardians of the Land
12 Sep 2019
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” This quote highlights a fundamental principle for Judy Robertson. Long-time supporter and Board Member, Judy and her daughters Stephanie and Marine have elected to support the Nature Trust as Guardians of the Land. This is their story.
A wondrous win for birds – Seal Island protected
17 Aug 2019
We’ve got good news for birds and bird lovers. On Friday August 16, we officially announced the protection of 650 acres on Seal Island. Its protection is welcome news amidst plummeting migratory bird populations across the planet.
Much more than seals – Chronicles of a baseline survey on Seal Island
15 Aug 2019
The Nature Trust acquired 80% of Seal Island as part of our Lasting Landscapes campaign this year. But acquisition is only the first step. During the month of August, three Nature Trust staff members, one summer student and two volunteers traveled to Seal Island to take the next important step in the conservation of this wondrous foggy isle.