Giving Nature a Helping Hand: Peter Drummond
18 Jan 2019
Peter’s love for the natural world led ultimately to his involvement with, and support for, the Nature Trust. Peter feels very strongly that we need to give nature a helping hand, so that our special and wild places remain intact not just for future generations, but for the flora and fauna that need these wilderness spaces to survive.
Gratitude Report 2017/18
11 Oct 2018
We are thrilled to share our 2017-18 Gratitude Report with you, describing the significant and far-reaching impact your support is having on conservation in Nova Scotia.
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.
Guardians from Afar – Patricia Robertson-Corner and Byron Corner
15 Sep 2018
Pat Robertson-Corner and Byron Corner speak about their decision to support the Nova Scotia Nature Trust - even though their home is now in Ontario.
Our First Guardians: Anne Campbell and John Lindsay
13 Sep 2018
Anne Campbell and John Lindsay are our first Guardians of the Land. We are honoured to share their story.
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.
Helga Guderley and John Himmelman: Active Guardians of the Land
15 Aug 2018
With successful teaching and research careers behind them, John Himmelman and Helga Guderley are not the sorts to simply mean sitting back and enjoy the fruits of a successful life – both are active in many ways with various conservation groups, including the Nature Trust. John and Helga also recently became Guardians of the Land, recognising the need for long-term funding for the sustainability of Nature Trust work. This is their story.
Daphne Carter—Small Change Adds Up!
30 Jul 2018
Daphne Carter recently discovered an innovative way to give to the Nature Trust by utilising a new scheme being offered in Canada. Read on to learn all about 'Round-Up' !
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.