Nova Scotia

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The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has been creating a natural legacy in Nova Scotia for 50 years. NCC's work in the province dates back to 1971, with 210 hectares conserved at Sight Point in Cape Breton’s Mabou Highlands. NCC has worked with individuals and communities to protect more than 16,500 hectares in projects across the province.

Together we are making a difference in all corners of picturesque Nova Scotia; from strategic land securement initiatives, to restoring and protecting habitat, to important stewardship and land management activities. From rural areas to Halifax County, we are diligently working to sustain the province's natural heritage for today and for our children and grandchildren.

Stories from the Field

Joe Schell (Photo by: Doug Van Hemessen/NCC staff)

Joe Schell (Photo by: Doug Van Hemessen/NCC staff)

A job like no other

Whale watching in Nova Scotia? Yes, please! The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Dr. Freedman intern, Joe Schell, talked to us about the perks of working outdoors for the summer. Continue Reading »

Small wood turtle, Nova Scotia (Photo by Thomas Baker)

Small wood turtle, Nova Scotia (Photo by Thomas Baker)

In Search of Wood Turtles

Former Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) intern Thomas Baker speaks about his passion for wood turtles, a species at risk in Nova Scotia. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Building bat boxes at Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area, SK (Photo by NCC)

Building bat boxes at Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area, SK (Photo by NCC)

5 ways to get involved in conservation this Canadian Environment Week

June 7, 2022

Since 1971, Canadians have been celebrating the nation’s natural heritage and the strides made in environmental protection during Canadian Environment Week. The week-long observance also includes World Environment Day (June 5) and World... Continue Reading »

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