Sobey Family Recognized for Land Donation and Leadership in Nature Trust’s St. Mary’s River Campaign
26 Oct 2018
A significant land donation to be made by Paul and Marsha Sobey gave an exciting boost to the Nova Scotia Nature Trust’s campaign to protect the beloved St. Mary’s River.
Purcells Cove Conservation Land gets Corporate Makeover
28 Sep 2018
It poured rain. Everyone was tired. Everyone was sweaty. (You try cutting a fallen birch tree into pieces with a bow saw and not break a sweat.) But none of this dampened the spirits of the 24 Nature’s Way staff who took to the woods with a team from the Nature Trust to get some first-hand experience in stewarding the land.
Andy de Champlain – Bird’s Eye View Volunteer
18 Sep 2018
Andy de Champlain is a passionate birder and a member of the Nature Trust Bird's Eye View volunteer program.
New Urban Wildlands Saved in Halifax
16 Aug 2018
Nature Trust protects new urban wildlands on the Pennant River near Sambro - preserving over 300 acres of lakes, river, wetlands and coastal barrens. These conservation lands are just 30 minutes from downtown Halifax and were entrusted to our care by an anonymous donor.
La Grande Île—New Conservation Lands a Double Win for Conservation
20 Jun 2018
We are delighted to announce new Nature Trust conservation lands, protecting a nationally imperilled plant species found nowhere else in Canada. The Digby County property, generously donated by Mary Guptill and Delbé Comeau, is one of only two protected habitats for Sweet Pepperbush in Canada. The announcement marks a significant step towards recovery for this threatened species.
New Refuge for Globally Declining Shorebirds
10 May 2018
In honour of World Migratory Bird Day, we are delighted to announce new conservation lands today, protecting important habitat for migratory shorebirds. The 16 acre coastal property near Port Joli, Queens County was entrusted to us by the Nova Scotia Bird Society Sanctuary Trust. With shorebirds declining globally at an alarming rate, the announcement is exciting news for birds and bird conservation.
Nature Trust Protects Land, Fulfils Conservation Dream in Cape Breton
25 Oct 2017
The Nova Scotia Nature Trust announced today the protection of two new conservation lands on the Bras d’Or Lake, Cape Breton. Generously donated by Alastair Saunders and Chris Corston, the new conservation lands extend the Nature Trust protected areas in Cape Breton. The land gift also fulfils a mother’s dream, keeping a treasured piece of family land wild, forever.
Ecological Restoration at Hemeons Head
28 Sep 2017
Nature Trust is undertakes ecological restoration project on the Hemeons Head Conservation Lands in Shelburne County.
Mitchell’s Pool : Sobey Family Protects Land on the St. Mary’s River
15 Aug 2017
David and Faye Sobey entrust their 30 acre property on the St. Mary’s River to the care of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust.
Nova Scotian Families Honoured in Canada 150 Celebration
07 Jun 2017
On World Environment Day, the Nova Scotia Nature Trust and two local families were recognised at a national event hosted by federal environment Minister McKenna and attended by a United Nations delegation. Environment and Climate Change Canada celebrated the important role private landowners and land trusts play in protecting Canada’s natural legacy.