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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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Welcome Back Piping Plovers!

Our Piping Plover Stewardship Program staff and volunteer Piping Plover Guardians have been monitoring the endangered piping plover along PEI’s north and southeastern shores for almost two decades. Our work begins in April, when piping plovers start to arrive on our shores. Males typically arrive first and begin establishing breeding territories. They fly with exaggerated […]

Call for Award Nominations

ISLAND NATURE TRUST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR HON. J. ANGUS MACLEAN NATURAL AREAS AWARD – 2016 An award program established by the Island Nature Trust to honour an individual, group, or agency who/which has made a significant contribution to the protection of natural areas in Prince Edward Island. WHY: Many organizations and individuals have laboured […]

Bennett Birding Classic

Bennett Birding Classic – “For the Backyard Birder who wants to venture a little further afield.” The Bennett Birding Classic is a joint activity of the Natural History Society of PEI and Island Nature Trust named in honour of the late Neil Bennett, a passionate Island naturalist. Bennett was also an important volunteer with the […]