From Frying Pan Lake to Butter Island via Egg Beach and Cheese Factory Corner
30 Jul 2020
Adding a fun twist to a hiking challenge, Rochelle Owen, Jane Allen and dog Tessy seek out places with names that represent ingredients for a "Nova Scotia Omelet". As well they provide foundational support for the Nature Trust as Guardians of the Land donors.
City Supports Campaign to Save the Wild Blue
22 Jul 2020
We are celebrating major funding support from the City of Halifax today, bringing the Blue Mountain Wilderness Connector a step closer to being protected forever. The 560 acre property connects the two separate parts of the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes wilderness, a treasured urban wildland and outdoor recreation destination.
Eugene Lebwohl & Ruth Matthews: Beyond the Immediate Ripple of our Lives
10 Jul 2020
When Cape Breton got into the bones of Eugene Lebwohl, he knew he would have a lifelong connection to our beautiful province. He and wife Ruth Matthews made the island their summer home, and as a way of giving thanks to nature for a lifetime of memories and experience, they have chosen to support the Nature Trust with a gift in their wills.
David & Abby Rumsey: A Personal Connection to Mabou
29 Jun 2020
One of the highlights of the past year was celebrating the incredible contributions of supporter, champion and volunteer extraordinaire, David Rumsey. He was honoured with the Nature Trust’s 2019 Conservation Award for his contributions of vision, leadership, inspiration, energy and generous financial support that brought to fruition a long-standing dream for a vast coastal wilderness protecting the Mabou Highlands. The impacts of his contributions continue, with new conservation wins in the Mabou Highlands this year, and more on the way, inspired by and possible thanks to David. David recently shared his story of how the Mabou Highlands came to mean so much to him, with Nature Trust volunteer writer Andy Robinson.
Sharon Glynn: Part of Nature
27 Jun 2020
”We are a part of nature and it is a part of us,” says Sharon Glynn. Ensuring nature is protected with a planned gift in her will, Sharon's love for Nova Scotia, shines through all the way from British Columbia.
Keith & Dany MacIntyre: Family Motivated Guardians of the Land
02 Jun 2020
Keith and Dany MacIntyre have always had a deep love for their native Nova Scotia, but it was the environmental passion they saw in their daughter Makeala that ultimately inspired their decision to become Guardians of the Land--pledging long-term, unrestricted funds to support the vital work of the Nature Trust. Read their story to find out more.
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.