Since 1989, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has been working to conserve New Brunswick’s most significant natural areas. Based in Fredericton, NCC has created more than 40 nature reserves — from the Acadian Peninsula in the north, to the island of Grand Manan in the south. To date, with the help of conservation-minded landowners and community supporters, we’ve protected more than 20,000 acres (8,000 hectares) of this province's most ecologically significant habitats.
Plan a visit to our most popular nature reserves: the Johnson’s Mills Shorebird Interpretive Centre near Sackville, Musquash Estuary Nature Reserve near Saint John and Grand Manan Migratory Bird Sanctuary. We also welcome anyone interested in hands-on conservation to get involved in NCC’s Conservation Volunteers program.
Stories from the Field
NCC's conservation biologist explains the importance of working with the Village of Riverside-Albert to help protect a rare forest and the village's water reservoir. Continue Reading »
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has launched a fundraising campaign to permanently conserve 326 acres (132 hectares) of rare old Acadian forest while also safeguarding a vital resource — the water supply for the Village of Riverside-Albert. Continue Reading »
March 27, 2018
With the springing forward of our clocks and increased daylight, many Canadians are getting antsy for the arrival of spring, perhaps especially for our friends in the Atlantic provinces (darn you, Nor’easter!). What can be more delightful... Continue Reading »
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