Cobequid Hills, Colchester County, Nova Scotia (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

Cobequid Hills, Colchester County, Nova Scotia (Photo by Mike Dembeck)

News Releases

  • Conservation partnership creates new wilderness park in Halifax
    January 20, 2020

    A unique public park has been established in Halifax, thanks to a remarkable partnership between the Halifax Regional Municipality, NCC and The Shaw Group Ltd.
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  • NCC aiming to expand in Lobster Bay
    December 10, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is spearheading a campaign to conserve two parcels of land totalling 47.5 hectares (117 acres) near its existing nature reserve in Lobster Bay near Yarmouth. Two private landowners have offered to sell their pristine coastal properties to NCC for conservation.
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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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  • Future Halifax Wilderness Park get $1-million boost from Government of Canada
    August 20, 2019

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is closer to creating a new public park and nature reserve in Halifax thanks to a $1-million contribution from the Government of Canada.
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  • Halifax community donors help propel $8-million wilderness park project
    July 10, 2019

    The planned 379-acre (153-hectare) Halifax Wilderness Park is making progress toward opening later this year thanks to donations from the community, including donations from Fred and Elizabeth Fountain and the Bragg Family Foundation.
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  • Worried about climate and biodiversity loss?
    May 16, 2019

    Recently, a United Nations’ team of 450 scientists and diplomats issued a stark warning: the accelerating deterioration of nature is jeopardizing humanity’s collective future
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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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  • NCC expands wildlife conservation area near Pugwash
    February 11, 2019

    American donates coastal habitat for migratory birds.
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  • Protect wetlands, help fight climate change
    February 6, 2019

    Wetland conservation is important to protect habitat for wildlife, and to help offset impacts of climate change.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada conserves large sugar maple forest in central Nova Scotia
    September 5, 2018

    NCC has protected a mature sugar maple forest in Colchester County, thanks to a large land donation made in memory of Dr. George Cook, a surgeon and part-time maple syrup farmer in Truro.
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