New Brunswick

The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC's) land conservation efforts in New Brunswick began in 1989, when we worked with partners to purchase land for a nature preserve named after the late George Stirrett — an eminent biologist who initiated efforts to protect Furbish’s lousewort, a rare perennial herb and shoreline plant limited to the Saint John River Valley along northwest New Brunswick and northern Maine. Since then, NCC has worked diligently to secure more than 30 projects in all corners of the province, protecting 16,003 acres (6,476 hectares) of important habitat.

Stories from the Field

Johnson's Mills, New Brunswick (Photo by NCC)

Johnson's Mills, New Brunswick (Photo by NCC)

One third of North America's birds in trouble

A new report has found birds in North America, including Atlantic Canadian shorebirds and ocean birds, are facing serious population declines. Continue Reading »

Bird watching at Sandy Point, Newfoundland and Labrador (Photo by Aiden Mahoney)

Bird watching at Sandy Point, Newfoundland and Labrador (Photo by Aiden Mahoney)

Atlantic Region launches its roster of 2016 Conservation Volunteers events

Come lend a hand! The Nature Conservancy of Canada‚Äôs Conservation Volunteers program engages people in conserving biodiversity, while providing a meaningful and educational experience in ecologically significant natural areas. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Acadian forest, Chignecto Isthmus, NS (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

A walk in the woods: Acadian old-growth forest

September 14, 2016

If you’re at all like me, coming across big, old trees while exploring the woods is always a thrill. Over the past four years, as conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Atlantic Region, I’ve... Continue Reading »

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