Holman's Island, Prince Edward Island (Picture by Sean Landsman)

Holman's Island, Prince Edward Island (Picture by Sean Landsman)

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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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada expands protected area on Percival River
    July 27, 2021

    A major wildlife corridor on Prince Edward Island is expanding. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced it has acquired over 28 hectares (70 acres) on the mouth of the Percival River. The peninsula-shaped property extends into Percival Bay and includes a freshwater wetland, salt marsh, forest and 2.5 kilometres of beach shoreline.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada protects small parcel of land with big role in wildlife protection on PEI
    June 15, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing the protection of a small but significant forested site near Souris.
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  • Keeping tidal and coastal erosion at bay on PEI
    May 5, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is sharing some positive news for Prince Edward Island’s natural environment. With the help of private donors and funding partners, the not-for-profit charity has purchased over 10 hectares (25 acres) of coastal forest and wetland habitat. Located along Route 11 in Maximeville, this acquisition expands the NCC’s Abram-Village nature reserve to 99 hectares (245 acres).
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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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  • Rare Acadian forest and freshwater wetlands protected on PEI
    March 19, 2021

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada has expanded an important conservation area on Prince Edward Island about 40 kilometres west of Summerside. The charitable land trust has purchased an additional 48 hectare (119 acre) site on the Percival River in North Enmore The lands include Acadian forest and spectacular riverside habitat along the Percival River.
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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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  • For pandemic-weary Canadians, nature is a relief
    February 1, 2021

    A new Ipsos poll finds Canadians have turned to nature in significant numbers.
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  • Dolan brothers donate PEI forest for conservation
    August 26, 2020

    The Dolan brothers donated the forested land in Kingsboro to help expand NCC’s Camilla and Mel MacPhee Nature Reserve. Conserved last summer, and now with the addition of the Dolan property, the nature reserve is now 126 hectares (311 acres) and includes a large, ecologically significant wetland.
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  • NCC expands Abram-Village nature reserve
    February 21, 2020

    Thanks to its partners and donors, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has expanded its nature reserve in Abram-Village by 10 hectares (24 acres), providing greater protection for one of the Island’s largest remaining salt marshes. The 10 hectares newly-conserved by NCC is mainly forested and borders the Abram-Village salt marsh. Because only one per cent of PEI’s landmass is made up of salt marshes, these ecosystems are critically important for conservation, both for wildlife and local communities.
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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 they slowly release it when we need it the most.
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  • International business consultant Ann Worth joins NCC
    October 3, 2019

    Preserving more of Atlantic Canada’s unique natural landscapes and key wildlife habitats will be the main topic of discussion when the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) regional board of directors meet October 3 and 4 in Charlottetown. NCC board members will be joined by Ann Worth, a PEI-based international business consultant and outdoor enthusiast recently appointed to the board.
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  • It's new! The Mel and Camilla MacPhee Nature Reserve in Kingsboro
    August 15, 2019

    Thanks to the generosity of an Island family, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has conserved 91 hectares (226 acres) of rare wetland and hardwood forest in Kingsboro, near Souris.
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