Holman's Island, Prince Edward Island (Picture by Sean Landsman)

Holman's Island, Prince Edward Island (Picture by Sean Landsman)

News Releases

  • Opportunity to protect PEI salt marsh
    November 20, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s latest project will help protect one of the Island’s largest and most intact salt marshes. The charitable land trust has an opportunity to conserve 10 hectares (24 acres) of forested land bordering the salt marsh in Abrams Village, west of Summerside.
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  • Concerned by the burning of Brazil’s rainforest?
    October 17, 2019

    The Acadian forest of the Maritimes is a unique and diverse forest featuring close to 50 species of trees. With only 5% of mature Acadian forest remaining, it's in need of conservation and restoration.
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  • International business consultant Ann Worth joins NCC
    October 3, 2019

    Preserving more of Atlantic Canada’s unique natural landscapes and key wildlife habitats will be the main topic of discussion when the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) regional board of directors meet October 3 and 4 in Charlottetown. NCC board members will be joined by Ann Worth, a PEI-based international business consultant and outdoor enthusiast recently appointed to the board.
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  • It's new! The Mel and Camilla MacPhee Nature Reserve in Kingsboro
    August 15, 2019

    Thanks to the generosity of an Island family, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has conserved 91 hectares (226 acres) of rare wetland and hardwood forest in Kingsboro, near Souris.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada expands protected area on Percival River on World Environment Day
    June 5, 2019

    On World Environment Day the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing it has conserved a valuable wetland, salt marsh and forest habitat along the Percival River in Egmont Bay, west of Summerside. The 35-hectare (87-acre) coastal property was donated to NCC by Anne Louise Boswall, of Ogden, Quebec, and conserved through the Government of Canada’s Ecological Gifts Program and Natural Areas Conservation Program.
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  • Worried about climate and biodiversity loss?
    May 14, 2019

    This week a United Nations’ team of 450 scientists and diplomats issued a stark warning: the accelerating deterioration of nature is jeopardizing humanity’s collective future.
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  • Volunteer for Nature!
    April 18, 2019

    Join NCC as a Conservation Volunteer this summer, and spend a day at one of our Island nature reserves.
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  • American families donate Howe Bay forest to Nature Conservancy of Canada
    February 15, 2019

    New nature reserve in Howe Bay honours Great Aunt Lizzie
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  • Protect wetlands, help fight climate change
    February 5, 2019

    NCC is working to conserve wetlands for wildlife habitat, and to help adapt to climate change.
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  • Nature's Real Estate Agent Sets Up Shop on PEI!
    November 2, 2018

    NCC has a new director on PEI
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada announces plan to double its conservation areas, coast to coast
    September 27, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced its Landmark Campaign — the largest private charitable campaign for conservation in Canadian history.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada protects site at Blooming Point
    July 6, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has conserved a 52-hectare (128-acre) coastal property adjacent to popular Blooming Point beach.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada says Maritimers must help slow spread of emerald ash borer
    May 23, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is concerned about the arrival in the Maritimes of an invasive tree-destroying beetle.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada asks Islanders to give their time to nature
    April 20, 2018

    In advance of Earth Day, April 22, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is encouraging Canadians to make every day Earth Day by volunteering for nature this summer.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada protects rare salt marsh on Haldimand River
    January 26, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has purchased and protected a total of 57 hectares (141 acres) in Abrams Village, at the mouth of the Haldimand River, west of Summerside.
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  • 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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  • 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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