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.
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.
The New North Mountain Ridge Conservation Lands: More conservation gains in Cape Breton
30 Apr 2020
We are delighted to be celebrating two new conservation properties and another on the way along the North Mountain Ridge in Cape Breton.
International Day of Forests – A time to reconnect with the Acadian Forest
16 Mar 2020
This Saturday, March 21st marks the International Day of Forests. The Day was created by the United Nations in an effort to increase the public’s knowledge of forests and all they do for us, like filter the water we drink and supply the air we breathe. In honour of the Day, the Nature Trust would like to celebrate our very own Acadian Forest Region.
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.
International Day of Forests – Celebrating the Floodplain Forest
21 Mar 2019
In celebration of the International Day of Forests, the Nature Trust would like to pay homage to the floodplain forest.
Baddeck River Lands Adds to Our Historic Land Campaign
01 Mar 2019
Baddeck River Conservation Lands protects 130 acres of old growth forests, habitat for endangered wildlife, and ensures the future of a major provincial Wilderness Area in Cape Breton.
La Grande Île—New Conservation Lands a Double Win for Conservation
20 Jun 2018
We are delighted to announce new Nature Trust conservation lands, protecting a nationally imperilled plant species found nowhere else in Canada. The Digby County property, generously donated by Mary Guptill and Delbé Comeau, is one of only two protected habitats for Sweet Pepperbush in Canada. The announcement marks a significant step towards recovery for this threatened species.
Nature Trust Protects Land, Fulfils Conservation Dream in Cape Breton
25 Oct 2017
The Nova Scotia Nature Trust announced today the protection of two new conservation lands on the Bras d’Or Lake, Cape Breton. Generously donated by Alastair Saunders and Chris Corston, the new conservation lands extend the Nature Trust protected areas in Cape Breton. The land gift also fulfils a mother’s dream, keeping a treasured piece of family land wild, forever.