Dedicated to the protection of Natural Areas on Prince Edward Island since 1979
Here is how you can help:
Support natural areas with INT membership. Join today and help protect wildlife at the places in our care, for everyone, for ever.
Guardians are our eyes and ears on the ground in our natural areas.
They keep our stewardship mission alive.
Giving back to our supporters in meaninful ways. Connect to our community and tap into resources exclusive to members & volunteers.
Everyone needs nature, now more than ever. Donate today and you could help people & nature to thrive at the places we care for.
An Island Home
Prince Edward Island (Canada) is Island Nature Trust’s home and we cherish the land, water and wildlife that make it so special. We are the Island’s first and oldest private land trust, working since 1979 to protect land in PEI and manage it responsibly. Our staff, volunteers and supporters are the life blood of our organization. Read on to learn about the people, motivations and goals of the team behind INT.
Protecting Land for the Future
PEI’s population is growing and our rural landscapes are changing. Now more than ever there is a great need for Islanders to work together to protect the natural assets we love while ensuring we support a sustainable way of life for Islanders. Island Nature Trust invites you to join us in working to protect the Island’s natural spaces, both for our children and the diversity of wildlife that live here.
Ways to give
There are many ways you can help Island Nature Trust achieve great things! We are grateful for donations of land, cash or securities. We accept sponsorships from corporations who practice strong social responsibility. You can also become a member, purchase and wear our awesome t-shirts, spread the word about the work we do and volunteer your energy and time in a multitude of ways.
Recent Lands Saved
Our Natural Areas
Latest Conservation News
- Penny’s Point Natural Area: Iconic coastline saved from development in Fortune BridgeThis beautiful yet fragile coastal headland will now be protected forever. The peninsula, named Penny’s Point Natural Area, is located within the Rollo Bay Wildlife Management Area and is on the south point at the mouth of Rollo Bay. It was transferred to Island Nature Trust for perpetual stewardship in December, through a most generous […]
- Indigenous Knowledge: The Key to Conservation for PEIAbegweit or Epekwitk / Prince Edward Island has been afflicted by climate change for centuries by mismanagement of land and resources, as have many other Islands in the world. With rising sea level, inadequate provincial adaptive measures, and 90% of the land on Epekwitk being privately owned, the ill-effects on the land are hard to ignore. It is up to the Province, the Abegweit Mi’kmaq First Nations, and small conservation groups like Island Nature Trust and watershed groups on Epekwitk, to not only conserve, but to sustain the biodiversity […]
- AGM 2020 REVIEW: Hon. J. Angus MacLean Natural Areas Award & New Board Members AnnouncementWe had a great attendance both in person and online for this year’s Island Nature Trust Annual General Meeting at Beaconsfield House.This was the first year we streamed the event live via our YouTube channel with 48 people tuning in to the proceedings. It’s now available to watch online for those who missed the […]
- Plastic Not Fantastic: Join Us For Fall Beach Clean-upsOf all trash, plastic rubbish has the greatest potential to harm the environment, wildlife and humans. It can be found floating at the surface, suspended in the water column, or on the bottom of almost all water bodies. It is transported by rivers to the ocean, where it moves with the currents, and is often […]
- HON. J. ANGUS MACLEAN NATURAL AREAS AWARDA LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Island Nature Trust is seeking nominations for the 2020 Hon. J. Angus MacLean Natural Areas Award. This award is named in honour of former Premier and conservationist, J. Angus MacLean. Individuals or groups that have made a significant and lasting difference in increasing or improving natural areas across PEI may […]