Richard & Grace Beazley: Two Decades of Support
19 May 2020
Long-standing volunteers and donors, Richard and Grace Beazley were inspired to DOUBLE their monthly donations by the Nature Trust's 25th anniversary!
Patrick Reid: Stepping up in a time of need
26 Apr 2020
Worried that donations might be in short supply during the COVID-19 pandemic, Patrick Reid decided to sign up as a monthly donor, thereby giving the Nature Trust a regular income stream. Patrick sees his support as a 'quid pro quo', helping to support the Nature Trust as they protect the lands he so enjoys.
Ellen Gordon: Maintaining a Connection from Afar
02 Apr 2020
For monthly donor Ellen Gordon, the pull of Nova Scotia is strong - even from 1000km away in her present home in Ottawa. "I love Nova Scotia, and by providing my regular support as a monthly donor I know that I am playing my part in conserving the natural heritage of a place so close to my heart."
Rene Scrutton: Endowing a Lasting Legacy in Dad’s Name
31 Mar 2020
Rene Scrutton was looking for a way to celebrate her father’s life, and found the answer in an endowment. Her donation, in memory of her dad, will live on forever—generating income in perpetuity to save and protect our iconic wild places. Read her story and find out how you can make a small or large donation to our endowments.
Bob & Dessie Howard: Regular Monthly Champions of Conservation
04 Mar 2020
A visit to Nova Scotia in 1987 set the path for what would become a more than 20-year legacy of monthly support for the Nova Scotia Nature Trust. As Dessie says, "With our monthly donations we feel like we are helping the Nature Trust preserve some of the most valuable and pristine wilderness areas, now and for future generations."
Refresh your New Year with a resolution to change land conservation
05 Feb 2020
The first flush of the New Year has faded, and the first wave of resolutions has possibly fallen by the wayside. But there is still time to refresh your New Year and make a resolution that will have real impact on protecting habitat—become a monthly donor and make a real difference!
The Importance of Urban Wilderness
02 Dec 2019
Protecting nature in urban areas has positive impacts on human health and well-being, and is a critical component of climate change mitigation. Find out how in our latest blog post from one of our volunteer guest writers, Courtney Hangle.
“Turn Left at the Causeway” – A Preservation Story
28 Nov 2019
This is the fascinating story of how five families contributed to the creation of what is now the Mabou Highlands Conservation Lands.
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.