Nova Scotia

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has been creating a natural legacy in Nova Scotia for more than 40 years. NCC's involvement in the province dates back to 1971, when we successfully protected more than 520 acres (210 hectares) 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.

From strategic land securement initiatives, to restoring and protecting habitat and carrying out important stewardship and land management activities, together we are making a difference in all corners of picturesque Nova Scotia. 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

Buckthorn Bash CV event, NS (Photo by NCC)

Buckthorn Bash CV event, NS (Photo by NCC)

Volunteer with us this summer in Nova Scotia!

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Dan Kraus

Dan Kraus

Why Canada matters on World Wetlands Day — Dan Kraus

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 »

From Our Blog

New pathway, Gaff Point, NS (Photo by NCC)

Gaff Point, Nova Scotia - a feast for the senses

July 20, 2017

Gaff Point is a lush peninsula dangling into the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Nova Scotia. If you look due south from the bottom tip of the point, and if you could actually see far enough, the land on the horizon would be South America. Gaff... Continue Reading »

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