Salt marsh, Escuminac Nature Reserve, NB (Photo by NCC)

Salt marsh, Escuminac Nature Reserve, NB (Photo by NCC)

News Releases

  • Homes For Wildlife For The Holidays
    December 3, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is launching a public campaign in efforts to conserve several key sites across the province before the end of the calendar year. The not-for-profit, registered charity has negotiated agreements with landowners to acquire key properties. NCC has raised a significant amount of funds, however, it is looking for donations and pledges to close the gap. Funds will be used to acquire the properties and manage them over the long-term.
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  • Major Contribution to Miramichi Salmon-Bartholomew River Project
    October 30, 2015

    The Government of New Brunswick is partnering in the largest private land conservation project in the province’s history. It is providing a total of $175,000 to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) towards its Miramichi Salmon Project located on the Bartholomew River near Blackville. This project, once completed, will enlarge the recently expanded provincial natural protected area.
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  • Help NCC put our ducks in a row
    October 15, 2015

    Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking for people to participate in the final Conservation Volunteer event of the year in New Brunswick. A waterfowl count will take place in Baie Verte, on Saturday, October 17th, from 1 pm – 4 pm.
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  • Don’t Know Who To Vote For? Mark your “X” For the Big Cat!
    October 8, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is hoping people get to practice voting by helping raise money for Maritime habitat of bobcat and provincially endangered Canada lynx. NCC is taking part in the Aviva Community Fund contest. It will invest a total of $1 million in community initiatives across Canada.
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  • Government of New Brunswick helps Nature Conservancy of Canada to celebrate World Shorebirds Day
    September 4, 2015

    Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will mark World Shorebirds Day this Sunday, September 6. It is holding a Conservation Volunteers event at its Shorebird Reserve and Interpretive Centre at Johnson’s Mills, near Dorchester.
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  • Important Coastal Wildlife Habitat Protected
    July 28, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) announced today the protection of 30 hectares (75 acres) of salt marsh, forest and coastal bog habitat on New Brunswick’s Acadian Peninsula. The group announced the completion of six new conservation projects, on Tabusintac and Neguac Bays. Three of the sites were generously donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada by private land owners Bernise Savoy-Cole, Sarah Savoy and Sabine Dietz and Roland Chiasson. Some of these properties were donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada through Environment Canada’s Ecological Gifts Program.
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  • Upper Bay of Fundy Shorebird Haven Expands
    July 16, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) today announced the successful expansion of a key stopover for migratory birds in Atlantic Canada. The not-for-profit organization has acquired four new properties, totalling 57 acres (23 hectares) at its globally important Johnson’s Mills Shorebird Reserve near Dorchester in New Brunswick.
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  • Over Halfway There!
    June 18, 2015

    The Acadian Peninsula Community Foundation is now more than halfway to its goal of raising $100,000 for the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). The funding is for the stewardship of conservation lands in communities across the north-eastern region of New Brunswick.
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  • Volunteers Needed for Conservation Project along St. John River
    June 9, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is looking for volunteers for its Conservation Volunteer event to be held on Saturday, July 11th, from 9 am to 4 pm along the St. John River near Fredericton. The group is looking to build a trail at its 21-acre nature reserve in Lincoln. The meeting spot is at the Lincoln Elementary Community School, located at 2475 Route 102.
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  • Dr. Donald (Don) Floyd becomes chair of Nature Conservancy of Canada – Atlantic Region
    June 3, 2015

    A New Brunswick man is now heading up the Atlantic arm of the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Don Floyd of Lower Queensbury takes over the two-year position as Chairperson. He succeeds Doug Deacon of Stratford, Prince Edward Island.
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  • Major Contribution to Bartholomew River Project
    May 25, 2015

    The Honourable Frank McKenna, former Premier of New Brunswick, contributes to Nature Conservancy of Canada in recognition of Bob Kenny.
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    April 14, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), is recognizing its volunteers who are supporting our conservation and stewardship activities across the country.
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  • Breeding Beach for Piping Plover Saved By Nature Conservancy of Canada
    March 31, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada receives generous land donation in memory of Joseph Caissie in South Richibucto Beach on New Brunswick's Northumberland Strait.
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  • Looking for Income Tax Breaks
    March 10, 2015

    With personal income tax season upon us and people starting preparations , the Nature Conservancy of Canada in New Brunswick is bringing attention to future tax breaks they can receive.
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  • World Wetlands Day: The Outdoor Classroom
    February 2, 2015

    Thanks to a grant from the Fredericton Community Foundation, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will help extend a trail next to the Lincoln Elementary Community School.
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  • Rare Forest in New Brunswick Gets Boost
    December 15, 2014

    37 acres protected near Woodstock through historic land purchase on Meduxnekeag River.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada conserves major bird habitats on Miscou Island
    November 10, 2014

    450 acres (182 hectares) protected through several land donations, purchases
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  • Privately conserved lands now protected under New Brunswick legislation
    September 3, 2014

    Nature Conservancy of Canada sites in Johnson's Mills, Musquash and Charlotte County added.
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  • Helping Lonely Moose with Maritime Union and Interprovincial Relations
    August 21, 2014

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada increases protection of Chignecto Isthmus with 5 new projects
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  • Remembering Mary Majka - NCC supporter and guardian of shorebirds passes away
    February 12, 2014

    Nature Conservancy of Canada supporter and guardian of shorebirds passes away.
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