Bartholomew River, Miramichi, NB (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

Bartholomew River, Miramichi, NB (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

Featured Projects

  • Dmitry Olkinitskiy, Conservation Volunteers event in Baie Verte, NB (Photo by NCC)
    Baie Verte Nature Reserve

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) owns 224 acres (91 hectares) of natural habitat in Baie Verte. near the Nova Scotia border and not far from Route 16. Travellers coming to and from Prince Edward Island will be familiar with this area.
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  • NCC summer interns and stewards of Pendleton Island, NB (Photo by NCC)
    Fundy Isles

    The Fundy Isles is one of the few undeveloped, pristine island clusters left in Atlantic Canada. NCC has been working here since 1999.
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  • Barachois, New Brunswick (Photo by NCC)
    Grand Barachois

    NCC has been working in Grand Barachois since 2003 preserving dynamic dune systems thanks to four land donations.
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  • Black-capped chickadee at small wetland adjacent to NCC beach in Grand Manan (Photo by Nick Hawkins)
    Grand Manan

    NCC currently owns 319 acres of valuable habitat on the southeast coast of the island.
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  • Boardwalk at the Johnson's Mills Shorebird Interpretive Centre, New Brunswick (Photo by NCC)
    Johnson's Mills Shorebird Reserve and Interpretive Centre

    Johnson's Mills, New Brunswick, is truly a birder's paradise that is well photographed by people around the world. Every summer, massive flocks of shorebirds journey through the Bay of Fundy from the Canadian Arctic before heading to South America.
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  • Left to right: NCC Program Manager Paula Noel, MRA President Steve Wilson, Tobique-Mactaquac MP Mike Allen and MRA board member Carl Faulkner (Photo by NCC)
    Meduxnekeag Watershed

    The Meduxnekeag Watershed is one of the most significant riparian forest areas in the Maritimes, containing nearly half of New Brunswick's remaining Appalachian hardwood forest sites.
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  • Bartholomew River, Miramichi, NB (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Miramichi Salmon Project

    The Miramichi Watershed is world renowned for Atlantic salmon and trout fishing, and the Bartholomew River is considered an important fish nursery within the watershed. This project will be a significant addition to an already protected provincial Natural Area, creating a continuous wilderness corridor between the Dungarvon and Bartholomew Rivers.
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  • NCC birding workshop and survey in Miscou Island, NB (Photo by NCC)
    Miscou Island

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) currently owns 671 acres (272 hectares) on Miscou Island. NCC has been protecting land on Miscou Island since 2006 in collaboration with local landowners.
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  • Musquash River, New Brunswick (Photo by Ron Garnett Airscapes)
    Musquash Estuary

    Located 19 kilometres west of Saint John, New Brunswick, Musquash is one of the last fully functioning estuaries in the Bay of Fundy, in one of the most biologically productive natural settings in Atlantic Canada.
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  • Neguac Nature Reserve, NB (Photo by NCC)

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has protected two sites in Neguac. The properties consist of coastal bog, forest, estuary and low-lying barrier-dunes.
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  • Stream on Stehelin property, NS (Photo by NCC)
    Online conservation tool for fresh water and streams

    The Atlantic office of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has launched a new online tool to advance community-based freshwater conservation.
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  • NCC staff and some members of the Maxfield Family during property visit, Point Escuminac, NB (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Point Escuminac Nature Reserve

    Thanks to a generous donation by a family, the Nature Conservancy of Canada now owns nine parcels of ecologically significant land in Escuminac, about 55 kilometres east of Miramichi, New Brunswick.
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  • Pointe-à-bouleau Nature Reserve, NB (Photo by NCC)

    NCC has been proudly working at Pointe-à-Bouleau since 2004, with a nature reserve less than five minutes from the town of Tracadie-Sheila.
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  • Pokemouche Nature Reserve, NB (Photo by NCC)

    NCC's nature reserve in the Pokemouche community, located approximately 20 kilometres southeast of Caraquet, shelters 189 acres (77 hectares) of protected habitat.
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  • Stream on Riverside Albert Property (Photo by NCC)

    This 326-acre (132-hectare) nature reserve is an excellent example of a diverse Acadian forest, including mature red spruce, sugar maple, red maple and yellow birch. Most of the trees on the NCC nature reserve are more than 80 years old.
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  • Arctic tern, Tabusintac, NB (Photo by NCC)
    Tabusintac Estuary

    The Tabusintac Estuary is a spectacular natural landscape of wild and pristine beauty. Sheltered from the Gulf of St. Lawrence by 15 kilometres of sandy barrier beach, the estuary is home to some of northeast New Brunswick's most fragile residents.
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  • The Acadian Peninsula

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has been working with communities in the Acadian Peninsula since 1993 to help identify and protect some remarkable places to which people share a connection.
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  • NCC's Moose Sex Project, bilingual buttons, Chignecto Isthmus | Contact 1-877-231-4400 to order (Photo by NCC)
    The Moose Sex Project

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is working hard to conserve a critical wildlife corridor along the New Brunswick-Nova Scotia border. The Chignecto Isthmus is a narrow land bridge that connects these two maritime provinces.
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  • Richibucto Dunes, New Brunswick (Photo by NCC)
    The Richibucto Dunes

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada owns more than 100 acres of the Richibucto Dunes
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  • Van Brunt's Jacob's Ladder (Photo by Stephen Clayden)
    Van Brunt's Jacob's ladder

    Working to protect a rare plant at risk of extinction in New Brunswick
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