Big Win For Biodiversity on the St. Mary’s — Welcome News Amidst Growing Global Crisis
24 May 2019
There is more good news for nature in Nova Scotia today. We are celebrating four new conservation sites on the St. Mary’s River in honour of both the International Day for Biological Diversity and World Turtle Day. The new conservation sites extend the ecologically rich corridor of protected lands to over 1300 acres and 21 kilometres of river shoreline, encompassing unique old growth forests, intact floodplains, and endangered wildlife.
The Geography of Giving
13 Mar 2019
Bob and Peggy McCalla, Guardians of the Land, map out their journey of support for the Nature Trust. As Bob says, “…it matters that you choose to support that which you love.”
Nancy Margeson: Nature as the Beneficiary
28 Feb 2019
“If you can do something that affects the whole Province, and feel so good personally, why wouldn’t you do it?” This was the thought that led Nancy Margeson to name the Nature Trust as the beneficiary of her life insurance policy.
Henry Fuller: A Lifetime of Conservation
21 Feb 2019
Henry Fuller is the longest serving Board Member of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust and a Guardian of the Land since 2014. He has chosen to direct his life towards conservation for one simple reason: “If you enjoy nature, you have a responsibility to help support its protection.
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.