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Island Nature Trust

The Island Nature Trust – Protecting Wildlife Habitat since 1979! We are a non-government, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the  protection and management of Natural Areas on Prince Edward Island (Canada). We acquire lands to be held in trust for future generations, manage these lands as an example of appropriate and sustained use, and help private […]

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Piping Plover Census

The annual Piping Plover census takes place each year from June 1-9. During this time staff walk hundreds of kilometers and survey close to 60 beaches across PEI. The census takes place across the North American breeding grounds during this period. It is done in this way to ensure that all birds are counted and […]

Help Protect Farmland Birds

The Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) and the Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) are two bird species that have long been associated with agriculture in PEI.  In 2010, both species were designated as Threatened by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC).  In the last 40 years the Bobolink population in Canada has decreased […]

Adopt a Kestrel Nestbox

Island Nature Trust and the Wildlife Conservation Technology Program from Holland College have teamed up to develop an Adopt an American Kestrel Nestbox Program on the Island.  This is a great opportunity for an individual, organization, community group or company to adopt one or more kestrel nestboxes and help to support the work of Island […]