New Brunswick

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 8,925hectares (22,054 acres) 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

Peregrine falcons (Photo by Evan Young/NCC)

Peregrine falcons (Photo by Evan Young/NCC)

The remarkable recovery of the peregrine falcon

The peregrine falcon was close to extinction in the 1960s, but has made a remarkable recovery, thanks to conservation efforts. Continue Reading »

NCC's Laurel Bernard, donor Earl Brewer, and pilot Robert Thorne (NCC photo)

NCC's Laurel Bernard, donor Earl Brewer, and pilot Robert Thorne (NCC photo)

A good turn for terns

A donated helicopter trip to Tern Island, NB, is making a difference for wildlife. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Allison Patrick stands among the tall grasses and wildflowers at NCC's property on Hog Island. (Photo by NCC)

Allison Patrick stands among the tall grasses and wildflowers at NCC's property on Hog Island. (Photo by NCC)

A rare encounter with a rare species

January 2, 2020

As a conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Fredericton, I spend each summer working in some of the most beautiful parts of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. One of my favourite areas in New Brunswick is... Continue Reading »

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