First International Champion of the Wild: Dr. Louisa Jones
23 Sep 2021
Famous for its chestnuts and wild mountain pastures, the Cévennes region of France is now known to the Nova Scotia Nature Trust as the home of our first International Champion of the Wild: Dr. Louisa Jones, who joined the group as a way to continue her family’s contribution to conservation in Nova Scotia.
What’s in a name?
21 Sep 2021
Property Guardian versus Guardian of the Land—do you know the difference? To reduce confusion, we are excited to announce the re-branding of one of these two similarly-named groups: the donors formerly known as Guardians of the Land will be known from now on as Champions of the Wild!
Stewart Lindsay: First Guardian of the Land from the United States
22 Aug 2021
Although Stewart Lindsay is usually found in Connecticut during the winter, he and his family have spent summers in Nova Scotia for most of his life, and he considers himself to be as much Nova Scotian as American. He helped the Nature Trust protect a well-loved island more than a decade ago - and now he has become the first member of our Guardians of the Land donor group from the United States!
Jason Roth & Cheryl Steadman-Roth: Appreciating the Collective Power of the Nature Trust
22 Jan 2021
Who doesn’t want their children to have a better life than they had? Putting the brakes on the loss of wilderness, and enabling us to preserve something for our children and grandchildren to enjoy--read about Jason and Cheryl’s ongoing, foundational support of the Nature Trust as “Guardians of the Land”.
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.
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.
Alastair Saunders & Chris Corston: Fulfilling a Conservation Dream
23 Dec 2019
Meet Champions of the Wild Alastair Saunders and Chris Corston, who first became involved with the Nature Trust in 2017, when they were looking to protect property that was very special to them in Cape Breton.
Judy Robertson and Daughters: Future Focused Guardians of the Land
12 Sep 2019
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” This quote highlights a fundamental principle for Judy Robertson. Long-time supporter and Board Member, Judy and her daughters Stephanie and Marine have elected to support the Nature Trust as Guardians of the Land. This is their story.
Attached to the Land: Richmond Campbell and Susan Sherwin
22 Jul 2019
Meet two of our Guardians of Land donors, Susan Sherwin and Richmond Campbell! "The Nature Trust has shown they have the ability to make things happen, and that is really important to us because they are working in our backyard." - Sherwin