A Natural Fit: Freelance writer and style aficionado finds where he’s best-suited
01 May 2023
The Nova Scotia Nature Trust is pleased to welcome Jeremy Freed to its monthly donation community. In 2020, former style-magazine editor and avid birder Jeremy Freed left Toronto in hopes of an awe-inspired, nature-filled life in Nova Scotia. We are happy to report he found just that and, in appreciation, has become a new Nature Trust "Nature Maker."
Bill Flemer: Celebrating a Champion of the Wild
01 Apr 2023
The Nature Trust is pleased to welcome Bill Flemer as our newest Champion of the Wild and honoured he has chosen to invest in the future of our natural legacy, with other like-minded Champions, to help us shape the future of land conservation in our beautiful province.
Joey Yazer: A lifetime lover of nature
06 Jan 2022
Joey Yazer considers himself a “lifetime lover of nature” - and recently decided to show his love by becoming a monthly donor to our campaign to protect Twice the Wild! “The peace that so many people feel when they’re out in the woods; that’s something you can’t get anywhere else,” says Joey. “For a lot of us who feel love for the outdoors, that feeling instinctively comes with a sense of stewardship - ‘I want to take care of this.’”
Zack Metcalfe: A Conservation Journalist with the Maritimes at Heart
29 Nov 2021
As a conservation-focused journalist, Zack Metcalfe has worked with environmental charities all across the Maritimes. The Nature Trust helped introduce him first-hand to truly wild natural places, and his vehement support of locally-led land conservation has grown from there. Although he currently lives on Prince Edward Island, it was an easy decision to become a monthly donor to our Twice the Wild campaign.
Mary Ellen Stevenson: A Passion for Trees
14 Jun 2021
This month, we’re delighted to showcase Mary Ellen Stevenson, who is both a volunteer Property Guardian and a monthly donor!
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."
Bob & Dessie Howard: Regular Monthly Champions of Conservation
04 Mar 2020
A visit to Nova Scotia in 1987 set the path for what would become a more than 20-year legacy of monthly support for the Nova Scotia Nature Trust. As Dessie says, "With our monthly donations we feel like we are helping the Nature Trust preserve some of the most valuable and pristine wilderness areas, now and for future generations."
Refresh your New Year with a resolution to change land conservation
05 Feb 2020
The first flush of the New Year has faded, and the first wave of resolutions has possibly fallen by the wayside. But there is still time to refresh your New Year and make a resolution that will have real impact on protecting habitat—become a monthly donor and make a real difference!