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

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

News Releases

  • 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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  • Give a gift of Canadian nature
    December 13, 2019

    As the holiday season approaches, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has a green gift option for the nature lover on your list. Through its Gifts of Canadian Nature program, NCC offers opportunities to symbolically adopt iconic Canadian species.
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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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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada expands protected area on Percival River on World Environment Day
    June 5, 2019

    On World Environment Day the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing it has conserved a valuable wetland, salt marsh and forest habitat along the Percival River in Egmont Bay, west of Summerside. The 35-hectare (87-acre) coastal property was donated to NCC by Anne Louise Boswall, of Ogden, Quebec, and conserved through the Government of Canada’s Ecological Gifts Program and Natural Areas Conservation Program.
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  • Worried about climate and biodiversity loss?
    May 14, 2019

    This week 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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  • American families donate Howe Bay forest to Nature Conservancy of Canada
    February 15, 2019

    New nature reserve in Howe Bay honours Great Aunt Lizzie
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  • Protect wetlands, help fight climate change
    February 5, 2019

    NCC is working to conserve wetlands for wildlife habitat, and to help adapt to climate change.
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  • Nature's Real Estate Agent Sets Up Shop on PEI!
    November 2, 2018

    NCC has a new director on PEI
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada announces plan to double its conservation areas, coast to coast
    September 27, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced its Landmark Campaign — the largest private charitable campaign for conservation in Canadian history.
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  • Nature Conservancy of Canada protects site at Blooming Point
    July 6, 2018

    The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has conserved a 52-hectare (128-acre) coastal property adjacent to popular Blooming Point beach.
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  • Land donor helps NCC conserve one third of Cascumpec Sandhills
    August 25, 2017

    Thanks to the generosity of a land donor with PEI roots, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has conserved an exceptional 61-hectare (150-acre) shorebird habitat on the Cascumpec Sandhills.
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