Our bold new campaign: to protect twice as much wild space by 2023
22 Sep 2020
Nature has been the antidote to the stress, anxiety, and isolation of COVID-19 and other tragedies. People are rediscovering the joy that nature brings and appreciating being outdoors like never before. So what better time to take action to double our space for nature?
Artists to help ‘Save the Wild Blue’
03 Feb 2020
WILD - an art exhibition will showcase 10 different artists with proceeds to support 'Save the Wild Blue'
Connecting with Conservation Champion, Stewart McKelvey
20 Nov 2019
In 2019, the Nova Scotia Nature Trust became a beneficiary of Stewart McKelvey’s charitable ways when the company provided the highest level of support as a “Conservation Champion” for our Connecting with Nature series of hikes, events and other outings.
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 peek 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
The Magical Mabou Highlands: Celebrating a major coastal conservation win in Cape Breton
30 Jul 2019
The last weekend of July was a magical one as we announced an exciting new protected area in Mabou that encompasses 2000 acres of coastal wilderness in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
Celebrating a Historic Year in Conservation
26 Jun 2019
What a year – 2019 has been the most exciting and successful year for conversation achievements in the Nature Trust's 25 year history! Find out more by reading our 2018/2019 Gratitude Report and watch a short video highlighting the awe-inspiring beauty of these new conservation lands.
A glimpse into the secret life of seabirds – Bon Portage Island stewardship excursion
20 Jun 2019
Over June 7-9, on a special weekend-long excursion to Bon Portage Island for our Connecting with Nature series of events, we were able to offer volunteers an opportunity to get a glimpse into the secret life of one species of seabird in particular—Leach’s Storm-Petrel.