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Since 1989, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has been working to conserve New Brunswick’s most significant natural areas. Based in Fredericton, NCC has created more than 40 nature reserves — from the Acadian Peninsula in the north, to the island of Grand Manan in the south. To date, with the help of conservation-minded landowners and community supporters, we’ve protected more than 8,925 hectares (22,054 acres) of this province's most ecologically significant habitats.
Plan a visit to our most popular nature reserves:
- Johnson’s Mills Shorebird Interpretive Centre near Sackville
- Musquash Estuary Nature Reserve near Saint John
- Grand Manan Migratory Bird Sanctuary
Interested in hands-on conservation? Get involved in NCC’s Conservation Volunteers program.
Stories from the Field
When bird watching at important shorebirds habitat, remember to keep your distance, don't bring pets, walk softly, keep noise and activity levels low and don't litter. Continue Reading »
Opegrapha parmeliiperda, cross section of one fruiting body showing four-celled spores developing inside spore sacs; blue colour result of treatment with potassium hydroxide followed by Lugol’s iodine solution. (Photo courtesy of Kendra Driscoll)
September 20, 2021
I used to think that scientists understood the basics about most living things on Earth, that new species were all discovered long ago by people like Linnaeus and Darwin. Maybe you could find new species in the most remote corners of the planet,... Continue Reading »
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