Governors Island, Prince Edward Island (Photo by NCC)

Governors Island, Prince Edward Island (Photo by NCC)

News Releases

  • Nature Conservancy of Canada to protect Blooming Point habitat
    December 7, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is working to protect a 128-acre (52 hectare) property containing dunes, a large salt marsh and coastal forest behind popular Blooming Point beach
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  • Islanders urged to support Blooming Point conservation on Giving Tuesday
    November 27, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is inviting Islanders to kick off the “giving season” on Giving Tuesday with a donation in support of wildlife and local land conservation.
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  • Backyard wildlife need winter homes
    November 6, 2017

    Dan Kraus, NCC senior conservation biologist, says “leaving the leaves” is a small act of backyard nature conservation that can make a big difference for native pollinators, birds and other wildlife.
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  • Share your photos of PEI's “places worth protecting” in NCC contest
    September 29, 2017

    As summer turns to fall and the colours begin to change, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is inviting nature lovers to enter a national online photo contest showcasing beautiful places across the country.
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  • Land donor helps NCC conserve one third of Cascumpec Sandhills
    August 25, 2017

    Thanks to the generosity of a land donor with PEI roots, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has conserved an exceptional 61-hectare (150-acre) shorebird habitat on the Cascumpec Sandhills.
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  • PEI developer supports nature conservation
    May 15, 2017

    A prominent member of Prince Edward Island’s business community is being featured in conservation videos airing across the region.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada protects rich salt marsh and valuable West Prince forest on Enmore River
    March 14, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing the conservation of a significant salt marsh and forest habitat along the Enmore River, west of Summerside.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada pleased with senate appointment of long-time volunteer, PEI program director Diane Griffin
    October 27, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada pleased with today’s announcement that Diane Griffin of Stratford is being appointed to Canada’s Senate by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada’s PEI director wins provincial award
    September 23, 2016

    The Island Nature Trust has awarded its annual Honourable J Angus MacLean Natural Areas Award to the Nature Conservancy of Canada and its PEI Program Director, Julie Vasseur. The award recognizes outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations to the protection of PEI’s natural heritage and is named after a former farmer and Premier of Prince Edward Island, who was recognized for the conservation of his own ecologically-sensitive property.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada Seeking Support to Protect
    September 2, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is seeking Islanders’ help to protect two significant forested sites in Howe Bay and Egmont Bay.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada Acquires Holman Island
    May 24, 2016

    Protects the “Hotel for Birds”
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada protects important forest habitat on Prince Edward Island
    April 26, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is protecting one of the most important forested sites on Prince Edward Island. The not-for-profit conservation group has acquired two key forest sites located on the Percival River totalling 130 hectares (323 acres). The properties are located about 40 kilometres west of Summerside.
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  • Support for Land Conservation in This Region
    April 1, 2016

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is launching a campaign to encourage more people to get out in nature and to consider conserving their lands in the Atlantic Region.
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  • Welcome News for PEI Nature Lovers
    December 3, 2015

    There is good news for supporters of a conservation group that is active in Prince Edward Island. For the sixth consecutive year, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has been named Canada's top Environmental Charity by MoneySense Magazine.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada receives land donation of key sand dunes, shore frontage on Prince Edward Island
    August 7, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has announced it has received a legacy gift of land that includes a favourite stretch of beach for locals and visitors on Prince Edward Island. The over 11 hectare (28 acre) site, named the Clarence and Alice McEwen Nature Reserve, was unveiled today at St. Peter’s Harbour, about 25 kilometres east of Charlottetown.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada looking for volunteers
    June 8, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is looking for volunteers to assist with major clean up at Murray Harbour. The 2nd annual Conservation Volunteers event is scheduled for Saturday, July 25th, from 10 am to 3 pm.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada receives Earth Day Gift
    April 22, 2015

    TD Bank Group contributes $50,000 to Egmont Bay project
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  • Recognizing volunteers in Prince Edward Island
    April 14, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is recognizing its volunteers who are supporting our conservation and stewardship activities across the country.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada saves last unprotected Island in Murray Harbour
    March 18, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced it has successfully acquired Thomas Island, completing a campaign to save a key conservation site in eastern Prince Edward Island.
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  • Looking for Income Tax Breaks?
    March 2, 2015

    With personal income tax season upon us and people getting ready to start preparations, the Nature Conservancy of Canada in Prince Edward Island is bringing attention to future tax breaks they can receive.
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