Governors Island, Prince Edward Island (Photo by NCC)

Governors Island, Prince Edward Island (Photo by NCC)

News Releases

  • 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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  • 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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