Johnson's Mills (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

Johnson's Mills (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

News Releases

  • Key salt marsh habitat for herons protected on Acadian Peninsula
    July 14, 2020

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has protected important shorebird habitat by expanding one of its coastal nature reserves on the Acadian Peninsula in northeastern New Brunswick.
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  • Ours to Save
    June 4, 2020

    Canada is home to over 300 different plant and animal species that live nowhere else on Earth. Unfortunately, the first comprehensive survey of these uniquely Canadian species shows that many could be vulnerable to extinction, including 17 species in New Brunswick.
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  • Rare forest in Albert County saved for wildlife
    February 21, 2020

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has expanded a key nature reserve in southern New Brunswick. The not-for-profit group has purchased another 69.5 hectares (147 acres) of rare and mature Acadian forest, near Riverside-Albert. Two thirds of the newly protected forest is made up of trees more than 80 years old.
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  • Conservation of wetlands key to protecting wildlife, water and our communities
    February 2, 2020

    Wetlands play an unsung role in water management. They are our water towers, flood-control reservoirs and filtration plants. They are the green sponges that hold water when we have too much and slowly release it when we need it the most.
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  • I got you a grizzly for Christmas
    December 16, 2019

    As the holiday season approaches, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has a green gift option for the nature lover on your list. Through its Gifts of Canadian Nature program, NCC offers opportunities to symbolically adopt iconic Canadian species.
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  • Bay of Fundy areas designated significant for imperiled shorebirds
    September 5, 2019

    New areas on the Bay of Fundy are being internationally recognized as key wildlife habitats for imperiled shorebirds, thanks to a successful initiative led by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners.
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  • Saint John teens, newcomers kayak NCC's Musquash Estuary Nature Reserve
    August 12, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is partnering with Saint John’s Teen Resource Centre and Conservation Council of New Brunswick’s Fundy Baykeeper to offer 14 teens, some of them newcomers to Canada, a quintessential summer experience: a kayaking trip on the Musquash Estuary.
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  • NCC studying ways to make roads safer for wildlife
    July 18, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), in partnership with Dalhousie University, has completed the first phase of the Wildpaths Maritimes project, a study of wildlife mortality rates along roads from Moncton, New Brunswick to Amherst, Nova Scotia, in the Chignecto Isthmus. It is one of the region’s busiest transportation hubs as well as a critical area for conservation, where NCC and other organizations are working to conserve a wilderness corridor for wildlife.
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  • NCC expands Musquash Estuary Nature Reserve
    May 23, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has expanded its Musquash Estuary Nature Reserve near Saint John by conserving 163 hectares (402 acres) at Little Musquash Cove.
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  • Worried about climate and biodiversity loss?
    May 13, 2019

    The most comprehensive-ever study of life on earth has determined that the loss of global biodiversity -- the sum total of plants, animals and ecosystems — is as serious a threat as climate change, and like climate change, is being caused by human activity.
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  • NCC receives $1 million gift from J. D. Irving, Limited
    April 5, 2019

    In celebration of National Wildlife Week, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing it has received a significant and generous donation: J.D. Irving, Limited has donated $1 million to NCC’s national Landmark Campaign.
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  • American family’s fifth land donation expands Escuminac Nature Preserve
    February 22, 2019

    Rare peat bog, coastal habitat protected for shorebirds, endangered piping plover
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  • Land donation expands Nature Conservancy of Canada’s wildlife corridor project near Sackville
    February 11, 2019

    Thanks to a land donation in Halls Hills, near Sackville, there is more progress for one of the Maritimes’ most vital conservation corridors.
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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 has announced its Landmark Campaign — the largest private charitable campaign for conservation in Canadian history.
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  • Crabtree Foundation surpasses $1 million in donations in NB
    August 14, 2018

    Canadian charity Crabtree Foundation has surpassed a milestone of $1 million in donations to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) for conservation projects in New Brunswick.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada completes protection of Bay of Fundy migratory bird sanctuary on Grand Manan
    August 2, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has conserved the last privately owned property (28 acres/11 hectares) inside the Grand Manan Migratory Bird Sanctuary on the island of Grand Manan, an internationally renowned birding destination.
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  • NCC expands conservation area on Miramichi Bay
    July 17, 2018

    Expanded habitat protected for species of conservation concern
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