McKinnon’s Point: Protecting undeveloped shoreline in the Bras d’Or watershed
29 Apr 2022
Land conservation is ultimately about relationships and connections between people who are passionate about preserving the natural environment. Thanks to a collaborative relationship with the Bras d’Or Preservation Nature Trust, we’re happy to announce the addition of the McKinnon’s Point Conservation Lands to our growing network of protected properties.
Nature Trust Advocates Once More: Chris and Hiya Field
27 Apr 2022
Several years ago we brought you the story of Chris and Hiya Field who had just pledged to become Champions of the Wild (then called Guardians of the Land), and today we’re happy to reprise their story and let you know that the Fields have recently renewed their support as Champions!
Rare Jack Pine barrens protected in the Purcells Cove backlands
16 Mar 2022
As part of the near-urban land assemblage associated with the “Backlands” near Purcells Cove, this 27 acre property builds on existing conservation efforts and protection for rare Jack Pine barrens, forested wetlands and associated species, as well as nature access and recreational opportunities for nearby residents.
Middle Island: The Final Piece to Secure an Entire Archipelago
10 Mar 2022
We're proud to announce that, with your support of our campaign to protect our coastal legacy, the Nature Trust has secured Middle Island, the final island in an archipelago now fully protected by the Nature Trust and other conservation partners.
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.
Keith and Anne Fraser: A Blue Mountain Family Legacy
20 Jan 2022
The latest addition to our protected lands in the Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes comes to us from a family with deep-rooted history in the area. The newly protected property was once the site of the Fraser family's original saw mill. Thanks to Keith and Anne Fraser, it will now be part of one of North America's largest urban wildlands - forever.
Good news for turtles: New protected land added to Barren Meadow assemblage!
05 Jan 2022
We're delighted to report that, thanks to the generosity of so many turtle-loving Nova Scotians, we have added 50 acres to a growing Barren Meadow assemblage of critical habitat for endangered turtles!
Give endangered turtles a home for the holidays – and forever
09 Dec 2021
This holiday season, turtle-lovers have a unique chance to give our province’s beloved shelled friends a home for the holidays – and forever. Only four species of turtle live in Nova Scotia, and three of them are at risk of extinction, due in large part to habitat loss. We’re working to protect land in the province’s most significant turtle habitat, and your support by December 31 can help give turtles the gift of safety.
The race continues to save 3 rare coastal gems – with your help
16 Sep 2021
The Nature Trust has a rare opportunity to save and protect, forever, three iconic coastal properties that span the province, from the southwest shore to the tip of Cape Breton. With only two weeks to raise the final $200,000 needed to protect and steward all three properties in perpetuity, we're calling on the public to donate today to save some of the best of Nova Scotia’s beloved coast.