News Releases

  • Iconic coastline saved from development in Fortune Bridge
    15 hectares (37 acre) property serves as a natural coastal buffer for species-at-risk such as the Piping Plover. A coastal headland including ecologically important and fragile beach-dune habitat 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 […]
  • MapleCross fund and Island Nature Trust ensure Lewes forest remains protected
    Island Nature Trust launches search for new Executive Director Lewes forest, in King’s County, is one of Prince Edward Island’s many natural treasures and it will now be protected forever thanks to the MapleCross fund and Island Nature Trust donors. Ella Stewart is one of many Islanders who feels a deep connection with nature and […]
  • Island Nature Trust Enters Fifth Decade with Renewed Sense of Purpose
    Four new Directors named to the Board and search for new Executive Director begins Island Nature Trust is a non-profit, membership driven, private registered charity dedicated to the permanent protection of natural areas on Prince Edward Island. On Thursday, the organization held its Annual General Meeting in Charlottetown. It was an occasion to thank members […]
  • Crown Point Coastal Headland Saved: A Wildlife Kingdom Wakes Up
    Crown Point headland, home to a diverse range of coastal and wetland wildlife, has been secured by Island Nature Trust thanks to the outstanding support of Environment and Climate Change Canada, MapleCross Fund, and roughly one hundred individual Islanders. When INT first invited the public to donate towards its acquisition in February, it was a […]
  • Increasing Protection for PEI Beaches
    Every summer, staff and volunteers at Island Nature Trust (INT) and Parks Canada staff at PEI National Park work to educate beach users and protect the endangered Piping Plover which nests on PEI beaches. This summer, these stewardship efforts will receive increased support from three enforcement agencies: Environment Canada Wildlife Enforcement Division, PEI’s Department of […]