Learning Through Volunteering: Experiencing the “field” firsthand with NSNT
01 Mar 2023
As part of an Experiential Learning course that Myles McNaughton was taking at Dalhousie University, it was required he gain volunteer experience with a local biology or nature-based organization. After some research, Myles came across the Nova Scotia Nature Trust and reached out, and we were happy to find him a spot on our Stewardship Team as a volunteer for the fall 2022 semester.
Aviva’s Commitment to Sustainability Helps to Protect Nature
01 Feb 2023
The Nature Trust was thrilled to be approached by the staff team at Aviva Canada with an offer to assist with property stewardship last spring, and we look forward to working with them again as we prepare for another busy field season.
Shoutout Showcase 2022
24 Feb 2022
Our Shoutout Showcase celebrated everything that you have helped achieve for nature, since our last Conservation Showcase in June 202. At a time when nature needs it the most, we want to show you what has been accomplished for nature thanks to you! Watch the recording of our live streamed event here.
Volunteer of the Month: Property Guardian Barry Joyce
26 May 2021
Our Volunteer of the Month for May is Barry Joyce, a Property Guardian since 2020 who is helping the Nature Trust monitor hard-to-access sites across the province.
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."