Pugwash Estuary, NS (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

Pugwash Estuary, NS (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

Featured Projects

  • Bear Brook, Abraham Lake, Nova Scotia (Photo by  L. Campbell)
    Abraham Lake

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada now owns this 634-acre (256-hectare) nature reserve that features an old-growth red spruce forest, now extremely rare in Nova Scotia.
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  • Amy exploring a section of karst forest in Cape Breton, NS (Photo by NCC)
    Cape Breton

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada currently owns of 676 acres (274 hectares) of extraordinary habitat in central Cape Breton.
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  • Deep Cove, Nova Scotia (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Deep Cove

    Deep Cove is a remarkable tapestry of mature forest, bogs, fens, shrub barrens and small lakes.
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  • Docherty's Brook, NS (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Docherty's Brook

    Docherty’s Brook and the surrounding region boast mature maritime mixedwood forest that support many species of wildlife. The site contains one of the largest stands of Eastern White Cedars in Nova Scotia.
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  • Dr. Bill Freedman Nature Reserve at Prospect High Head, NS (Photo by NCC)
    Dr. Bill Freedman Nature Reserve (Prospect High Head)

    The Dr. Bill Freedman Nature Reserve is located at Prospect High Head, 23 kilometres southwest of Hallifax. It is 10 kilometres east of Peggy’s Cove, a popular tourist spot.
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  • Great black-backed gulls (Photo by Laurie Dunbar)
    Economy Point

    A spectacular natural landscape of wild and pristine beauty, this area in the Minas Basin of Nova Scotia is home to some of the area's most fragile residents and a prime feeding and staging area for migrating shorebirds.
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  • Young's Island in Musquodoboit Harbour, Eastern Shore, NS (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Fishing Lake and Young's Island

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is working on two exciting projects that provide an opportunity for Nova Scotians to support important land conservation and help these spectacular sites be saved!
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  • Gaff Point, Nova Scotia (Photo by NCC)
    Gaff Point

    Gaff Point is one of Nova Scotia's fast disappearing undeveloped coastal headlands, offering dramatic ocean views and linking a series of critical beaches and dune systems.
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  • Lynx, NS (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Moose Sex Project (Chignecto Isthmus)

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has launched an ambitious project to protect wildlife and species across Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. The Chignecto Isthmus is a critical land bridge that serves as the only route for terrestrial wildlife to move in and out of Nova Scotia, where moose are an endangered species on the mainland.
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  • Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia (Photo by NCC)
    Musquodoboit Harbour

    The Musquodoboit Harbour boasts a complex system of coastal islands, salt marshes, mudflats, barrier beaches, bogs, barrens and coastal forest.
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  • Hatching turtle along the Musquodoboit River (Photo by NCC)
    Musquodoboit River

    The tranquil Musquodoboit River is one of the best remaining Atlantic salmon habitats on Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore, and home to several other threatened species, such as snapping turtles, wood turtles and sea-run brook trout. Just 30 minutes from Halifax, it is a haven for nature lovers.
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  • Aerial view of Port Joli, NS showing its white sandy beach and aquamarine waters (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Port Joli, Scotian South Shore

    The Port Joli coastal region features a shallow and sheltered ocean inlet, sandy beaches, mudflats, small islands and dunes.
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  • Pugwash Estuary, Nova Scotia (Photo by NCC)
    Pugwash Estuary

    As a focal region for NCC in Nova Scotia, the Pugwash River Estuary is a mixture of forest and marsh that borders some of the most sought-after ocean front property in Nova Scotia.
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  • Deborah Carver speaks on behalf of donors, NCC news conference, Sandy Bay, NS (Photo by NCC)
    Sandy Bay

    NCC and partners have acquired a 171-acre (69-hectare) jewel at Sandy Bay, adjacent to Thomas Raddall Provincial Park.
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