Unique Bequest for Nature
02 Oct 2020
A stunning coastal house, horses and cacti for the Nature Trust? All of these were received as part of a very special bequest from Victor “Ray” Titterington. Read the full story about this generous donor and estate gift, and about the Nature Trust’s responsibility to Ray—to ensure his last wishes are fulfilled and that his legacy lives on in the land protected for future generations, thanks to him.
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.
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.
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.
Nancy Margeson: Nature as the Beneficiary
28 Feb 2019
“If you can do something that affects the whole Province, and feel so good personally, why wouldn’t you do it?” This was the thought that led Nancy Margeson to name the Nature Trust as the beneficiary of her life insurance policy.
Giving Nature a Helping Hand: Peter Drummond
18 Jan 2019
Peter’s love for the natural world led ultimately to his involvement with, and support for, the Nature Trust. Peter feels very strongly that we need to give nature a helping hand, so that our special and wild places remain intact not just for future generations, but for the flora and fauna that need these wilderness spaces to survive.