Prince Edward Island

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has protected 26 ecologically significant natural areas on Prince Edward Island, with a focus on conserving coastal and forest ecosystems.  PEI is Canada’s most densely-populated province, and its remaining areas of intact dunes, salt marshes and Acadian forest are precious. With 90 per cent of PEI under private ownership, NCC relies on generous land donors to support our conservation projects. Some of the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s larger projects on PEI include the Conway and Cascumpec Sandhills on the North Shore, Percival River in southwest PEI and Holman’s Island near Summerside.

Stories from the Field

Aerial view of Foxner Nature Reserve, NB (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

Aerial view of Foxner Nature Reserve, NB (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

Conserving water for wildlife

For the first time, all the rivers and streams in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI and eastern Quebec have been mapped. Continue Reading »

Diane Griffin, NCC Program Manager for PEI, monitoring natural area at St. Peters Lake Run (Photo by NCC)

Diane Griffin, NCC Program Manager for PEI, monitoring natural area at St. Peters Lake Run (Photo by NCC)

NCC close encounters: A chance to thrive

Senator Diane Griffin, and former NCC program director for PEI, shares her experience of close encounters with hyenas and a baby gazelle while adventuring in the Serengeti savannah. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Conservation Volunteers planting Garry oak saplings at CGOP (Photo by NCC)

Conservation Volunteers planting Garry oak saplings at CGOP (Photo by NCC)

5 ways to get involved in conservation this Canadian Environment Week

June 2, 2019

Since 1971, Canadians have been celebrating the nation’s natural heritage and the strides made in environmental protection during Canadian Environment Week. The week-long observance also includes World Environment Day (June 5) and World... Continue Reading »

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