Conservation Volunteers group on Hirtles Beach, NS (Photo by NCC)

Conservation Volunteers group on Hirtles Beach, NS (Photo by NCC)

Stories From the Field

  • Happy volunteers, including members of the local ATV club,  pose after a hard day’s work of driving posts and installing signage to protect snapping turtle habitat at Silver River, NS. (Photo by NCC)
    Birds, trails and water!

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada's Nova Scotia team held its last Conservation Volunteers event for 2015 on November 21. This has been a unique year for the program in the province.
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  • Conservation Volunteer Dave Young helps remove glossy buckthorn, Pugwash River Estuary, Nova Scotia. (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Taking back the forest

    It may seem unusual for a nature group to cut down and remove trees from the forest. But that is indeed the goal. The Nature Conservancy of Canada is working with volunteers and Friends of the Pugwash Estuary in the fifth annual Conservation Volunteers event called the Pugwash Buckthorn Beatdown.
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  • Piping plover (Photo by Natural Resources Canada)
    Come visit our booth at the upcoming Saltscapes East Coast Expo in Halifax!

    Come to Booth #404 in the “Savour the Flavour” section throughout the weekend to meet our team and learn more about NCC’s work in Nova Scotia. Find out how you can support our mission, get involved and connect with nature at select sites around the province.
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  • Bayers Island in Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia (Photo by Mike Dembeck)
    Year in review for 2014

    2014 was a big year for land conservation in Nova Scotia. The Nature Conservancy of Canada announced several new projects, held many public Conservation Volunteers events and carried out important stewardship work in different parts of the province.
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  • Chignecto Isthmus, New Brunswick (Photo by NCC)
    Three new sites targeted for the NB-NS Moose Sex Project

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) hopes continued generosity by Maritimers and people from across North America will help support an endearing project! NCC is working to acquire additional conservation lands for a wilderness corridor connecting New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, while also helping some lonely moose make a connection.
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  • CV event Wild for Waterfowl Port Joli, NS (Photo by Lucia Arazia)
    Big turnout for last NCC Conservation Volunteers event of the year

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Nova Scotia recently held its sixth annual Wild for Waterfowl bird survey in partnership with Bird Studies Canada and the Harrison Lewis Centre. The event aims to help determine health of the migratory bird sanctuaries and if there are any patterns in the data that are collected.
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