Johnson's Mills (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

Johnson's Mills (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

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  • Bay of Fundy areas designated significant for imperiled shorebirds
    September 5, 2019

    New areas on the Bay of Fundy are being internationally recognized as key wildlife habitats for imperiled shorebirds, thanks to a successful initiative led by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners.
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  • Chance to save rare old Acadian forest in southern New Brunswick
    August 13, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is launching a campaign to protect more rare old Acadian forest and double the size of its nature reserve at Riverside-Albert in Albert County to 263 hectares (650 acres).
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  • Saint John teens, newcomers kayak NCC's Musquash Estuary Nature Reserve
    August 12, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is partnering with Saint John’s Teen Resource Centre and Conservation Council of New Brunswick’s Fundy Baykeeper to offer 14 teens, some of them newcomers to Canada, a quintessential summer experience: a kayaking trip on the Musquash Estuary.
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  • Global migration miracle celebrated at Sandpiper Festival
    August 12, 2019

    The community of Dorchester, New Brunswick, and the Nature Conservancy of Canada are marking the return of tens of thousands of semipalmated sandpipers with the Dorchester Sandpiper Festival on Friday, July 26, Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28.
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  • NCC studying ways to make roads safer for wildlife
    July 18, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), in partnership with Dalhousie University, has completed the first phase of the Wildpaths Maritimes project, a study of wildlife mortality rates along roads from Moncton, New Brunswick to Amherst, Nova Scotia, in the Chignecto Isthmus. It is one of the region’s busiest transportation hubs as well as a critical area for conservation, where NCC and other organizations are working to conserve a wilderness corridor for wildlife.
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  • NCC expands Musquash Estuary Nature Reserve
    May 23, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has expanded its Musquash Estuary Nature Reserve near Saint John by conserving 163 hectares (402 acres) at Little Musquash Cove.
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  • Worried about climate and biodiversity loss?
    May 13, 2019

    The most comprehensive-ever study of life on earth has determined that the loss of global biodiversity -- the sum total of plants, animals and ecosystems — is as serious a threat as climate change, and like climate change, is being caused by human activity.
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  • Volunteer for Nature!
    April 18, 2019

    Become a Conservation Volunteer and join NCC for a day at one of our nature reserves.
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  • NCC receives $1 million gift from J. D. Irving, Limited
    April 5, 2019

    In celebration of National Wildlife Week, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing it has received a significant and generous donation: J.D. Irving, Limited has donated $1 million to NCC’s national Landmark Campaign.
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  • At tax time, consider a donation to NCC
    March 20, 2019

    Financial or land donations to the Nature Conservancy of Canada can help save the places you love, while helping you save on taxes
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  • American family’s fifth land donation expands Escuminac Nature Preserve
    February 22, 2019

    Rare peat bog, coastal habitat protected for shorebirds, endangered piping plover
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  • Land donation expands Nature Conservancy of Canada’s wildlife corridor project near Sackville
    February 11, 2019

    Thanks to a land donation in Halls Hills, near Sackville, there is more progress for one of the Maritimes’ most vital conservation corridors.
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  • New project at Little Musquash Cove
    November 14, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is asking nature lovers for their help in conserving a special coastal wildlife habitat at Little Musquash Cove, 20 kilometres south of Saint John.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada announces plan to double its conservation areas, coast to coast
    September 27, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has announced its Landmark Campaign — the largest private charitable campaign for conservation in Canadian history.
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  • Crabtree Foundation surpasses $1 million in donations in NB
    August 14, 2018

    Canadian charity Crabtree Foundation has surpassed a milestone of $1 million in donations to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) for conservation projects in New Brunswick.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada completes protection of Bay of Fundy migratory bird sanctuary on Grand Manan
    August 2, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has conserved the last privately owned property (28 acres/11 hectares) inside the Grand Manan Migratory Bird Sanctuary on the island of Grand Manan, an internationally renowned birding destination.
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  • They’re Back: “Early bird” sandpipers arrive in Bay of Fundy
    July 18, 2018

    On July 16 the first flock of 360 was spotted at Johnson’s Mills by staff at the centre — the “early birds” — and by next week that number is expected to climb to 10,000.
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  • NCC expands conservation area on Miramichi Bay
    July 17, 2018

    Expanded habitat protected for species of conservation concern
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  • Volunteers to help improve Fredericton’s Nature Destination
    June 14, 2018

    Staff and volunteers with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will be pruning, cleaning up and doing trail maintenance this weekend at the Lincoln Wetland Natural Area, just outside Fredericton.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada project tracks wildlife near New Brunswick/Nova Scotia border
    June 12, 2018

    NCC is launching the “WildPaths Maritimes” project, in partnership with the New Brunswick Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Atlantic Wildlife Institute and Dalhousie University, to enhance conservation and improve safety for both wildlife and people in the border area.
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