Abrams Village (Photo by Sean Landsman)
You can make a difference for nature! You can help grow a nature reserve and protect one of the Island’s best remaining salt marshes in Abram's Village.
Only one per cent of PEI is made up of salt marshes, one of the world’s most productive and valuable ecosystems. Intact salt marshes support a huge diversity of plants, birds, insects and marine life. The Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC’s) 69-hectare (170-acre) Abrams Village Nature Reserve, west of Summerside, surrounds one of the Island’s most impressive and undisturbed saltmarshes.
NCC has an immediate opportunity to expand the Abrams Village Nature Reserve, and you can help! We have recently signed an agreement to purchase a 9-hectare (24-acre) property next to our existing nature reserve. The property is a combination of coastal forest and salt marsh habitat. The area is a birder’s dream: common terns, bald eagles, great blue heron, cedar waxwings, willets and even the rare Nelson’s sharp-tailed sparrows, can all be seen on the mud flats or heard calling from the wetlands.
Every contribution helps! By supporting this conservation project, you are helping increase the overall protected area on the Island, ensuring local and visiting wildlife will always have salt marsh habitat in Egmont Bay, and creating a natural legacy for future generations.
To donate to this project, please click here, provide your billing details, choose PEI from the drop-down menu and type in Abrams Village. Thank you.