McKinnon’s Point: Protecting undeveloped shoreline in the Bras d’Or watershed
29 Apr 2022
Land conservation is ultimately about relationships and connections between people who are passionate about preserving the natural environment. Thanks to a collaborative relationship with the Bras d’Or Preservation Nature Trust, we’re happy to announce the addition of the McKinnon’s Point Conservation Lands to our growing network of protected properties.
Plaister Cliffs assemblage grows by 99 acres!
21 May 2021
Our Plaister Cliffs assemblage has grown by 99 acres! This new land along the Bras d’Or in Cape Breton protects globally rare gypsum karst and is the latest achievement in our campaign to protect Twice the Wild by 2025.
Advancing Coastal Island Protection and Stewardship
19 May 2021
With thousands of islands along Nova Scotia’s coast, identifying which islands are in most need of protection and stewardship can be challenging. As part of our commitment to advance island conservation, the Nature Trust has been working with partner organizations to improve our collective understanding of coastal islands, identify priorities for protection, and work towards their collaborative stewardship.
Protecting rare gypsum karst along the St. Croix River
27 Apr 2021
We're proud to announce new protected land in St. Croix, comprising 166 acres of globally rare gypsum karst. The iconic gypsum cliffs, rising from the banks of the St. Croix River, are part of an important ecological system based on alkaline soils, karst topography and mature forests, where rare plants and a diversity of wildlife make their home.
To Conserve or Not to Conserve
25 Nov 2020
Have you ever looked at your land and thought, “I wish it could stay like this forever”? Or have you ever feared what will happen to your property when you are no longer there? A conservation easement permanently protects your property’s ecological features, while allowing you to retain ownership and enjoyment of your land for you and future generations to enjoy.