Nova Scotia

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has been creating a natural legacy in Nova Scotia for more than 40 years. NCC's work in the province dates back to 1971, with more than 520 acres (210 hectares) conserved at Sight Point in Cape Breton’s Mabou Highlands. NCC has worked with individuals and communities to protect more than 32,475 acres (13,142 hectares) in 43 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

Open house in Halifax on May 7 (Photo by NCC)

Open house in Halifax on May 7 (Photo by NCC)

NCC hosts successful open house event in Halifax

NCC hosts open house event to promote the Halifax Wilderness Park project. Continue Reading »

A visitor takes in the views at Williams Lake, NS (Photo by NCC)

A visitor takes in the views at Williams Lake, NS (Photo by NCC)

Help NCC protect a rare habitat and create an urban wilderness park in the Halifax Regional Municipality

The Nature Conservancy of Canada has proposed a 379-acre urban wilderness park in the Williams Lake area of Halifax Regional Municipality, bordering on the Purcell’s Cove Backlands. Continue Reading »

From Our Blog

Me holding a beaked hazelnut (Photo by NCC)

Me holding a beaked hazelnut (Photo by NCC)

Rediscovering food from our own backyards

September 13, 2018

Another week has gone by, and the time has come where I look at my empty cupboards and realize that I cannot put off grocery shopping any longer. Grudgingly, I pack up my reusable bags and head across the street to the grocery store. I browse... Continue Reading »

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