Jess Wentzell : It’s not work if you’re having fun!
03 Jul 2020
Jess Wentzell tells us how she turned her hobby into a great volunteer role as a Property Guardian for our Medway River Conservation Lands. Now she can go have fun on the water and not feel guilty about all those household chores still waiting to be done!
Dave & Seely Alder – Wilderness Enthusiasts and Property Guardians
24 Jun 2020
Dave and Seely Alder share a passion for the outdoors; a passion they have combined with their desire to support the Nature Trust as volunteer Property Guardians. The property they look after is not the most accessible, but that does not deter this adventurous couple; they have hiked, biked, kayaked and flown across the landscape!
Roy Parker : Enjoying an active retirement as a Property Guardian
28 May 2020
Roy Parker loves nothing more than spending time on the river. With a 34 year career as an Environmental Biologist with Environment Canada under his belt, you'd agree he has earned that leisure time. But, keen to give back and help protect our natural heritage, Roy decided to volunteer as a Property Guardian for our Tangier River Conservation Lands. His passion for nature shines through in his words, as he describes his almost paternalistic love for this property.
Alix d’Entremont : Property Guardian & Bird’s Eye View Volunteer
23 Apr 2020
Alix d'Entremont is able to combine his passions for boating and birding as a volunteer with the Nova Scotia Nature Trust. Read his story here.
Linda Tremblay: Long-time Volunteer and Supporter
18 Apr 2020
Linda Tremblay is a long-time friend and supporter of the Nature Trust. She has supported us on many Dinner & Auction Committees, and she is a regular volunteer at Nature's House. Read her story here.
Andy Robinson: Inspiring Others Through the Written Word
26 Mar 2020
Ever wonder who writes our fantastic donor and volunteer stories? Meet Andy Robinson - volunteer, team member and all-around great human being! Read on to hear, in his own words, why Andy started volunteering with the Nature Trust back in 2017 and how he uses his talents to inspire others.
Volunteer All-Stars Richard & Grace: Helping conserve nature one clean basement at a time
23 Mar 2020
With a lifetime spent in the health sciences field, Richard and Grace Beazley knew they wanted an active retirement—doing something healthy and physical in the outdoors. That decision, made almost 20 years ago, opened doors and opportunities they might never have expected.
Stewardship in Action: Barren Meadow Garbage Blitz
26 Nov 2019
Stewardship in action very often involves tasks that are simple to list: Remove invasive species. Clean up a dump. Plant new trees. Protect threatened species. But put into practice, the work can be repetitive and demanding. Read more about a clean-up effort at our Barren Meadow Conservation Lands.
Silver Anniversary Dinner & Auction
30 Oct 2019
A big thank you to all those who supported our Silver Anniversary Dinner & Auction on Thursday, October 17. For a peek into the magic of the evening that was, we've created a photographic journey through the event.
Much more than seals – Chronicles of a baseline survey on Seal Island
15 Aug 2019
The Nature Trust acquired 80% of Seal Island as part of our Lasting Landscapes campaign this year. But acquisition is only the first step. During the month of August, three Nature Trust staff members, one summer student and two volunteers traveled to Seal Island to take the next important step in the conservation of this wondrous foggy isle.