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

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

News Releases

  • Prince Edward Island resident to help guide conservation group
    October 13, 2021

    Ann Worth, a PEI-based international business consultant, has been named Chair of the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Atlantic Regional Board of Directors.
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  • Old-growth Acadian forest conserved in Yarmouth County
    June 11, 2021

    A beautiful area in southwest Nova Scotia that is home to trees over 100 years old is getting some tender loving care. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is now the proud owner of a 119-hectare (294-acre) forested site in North Kemptville.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada providing youth employment this summer
    April 13, 2021

    Today’s interns are aspiring biologists, foresters and scientists, so by investing in them, we are contributing to Canada’s conservation leaders of tomorrow.
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  • Kelly Cain to lead Nature Conservancy of Canada in Atlantic Region
    February 24, 2021

    A former senior public servant has become the third regional vice-president of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in the Atlantic provinces. Kelly Cain has joined the not-for-profit charity following a thorough recruitment process.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada purchases three new sites on Nova Scotia’s southwest shore
    February 1, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is announcing the protection of three coastal properties totalling 48 hectares (117 acres) on Roberts Island in the Municipality of the District of Argyle that will protect rare plants, including eastern baccharis.
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  • For pandemic-weary Canadians, nature is a relief
    January 28, 2021

    A new Ipsos poll finds Canadians have turned to nature in significant numbers.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada announces projects to protect unique landscapes in Nova Scotia
    November 10, 2020

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada is looking for help to secure two properties for conservation in southwestern Nova Scotia.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada conserves old Acadian forest and gypsum landscapes in Cape Breton
    October 20, 2020

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has announced its purchase of two new sites in central Cape Breton, totalling 251 hectares (620 acres). The projects protect old Acadian forest, unique karst (gypsum-based) landscapes and freshwater wetlands that support rare plants.
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  • NCC expands Pugwash Estuary Nature Reserve
    August 17, 2020

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has purchased 65 hectares (162 acres) on the southeastern shore of the Pugwash Estuary, expanding NCC’s nature reserve here to 570 hectares (1,408 acres).
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  • 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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  • 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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