The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has been creating a natural legacy in Nova Scotia for more than 40 years. NCC's work in the province dates back to 1971, with more than 520 acres (210 hectares) conserved at Sight Point in Cape Breton’s Mabou Highlands. NCC has worked with individuals and communities to protect more than 32,475 acres (13,142 hectares) in 43 projects across the province.
Together we are making a difference in all corners of picturesque Nova Scotia; from strategic land securement initiatives, to restoring and protecting habitat, to important stewardship and land management activities. From rural areas to Halifax County, we are diligently working to sustain the province's natural heritage for today and for our children and grandchildren.
Stories from the Field
Dan Kraus, a conservation scientist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, talks about the importance of Canada's wetlands, including those in Nova Scotia. Continue Reading »
The Wildpaths maritimes project is a citizen science project that helps protect wildlife by using the iNaturalist app. (Photo by NCC)
October 24, 2018
Close your eyes and picture a scientist. What do you see? Lab coats, goggles and beakers of bubbling liquids? A perplexed set of eyes staring back at you through a window filled with complex equations beyond comprehension? Ask the internet and it... Continue Reading »
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Learn about where and how we are focussing our conservation efforts in Nova Scotia.
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Faces of NCC
Meet some of the staff, volunteers and supporters who make our work possible. Read more »
Read the latest NCC news in Nova Scotia.
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