Protecting Natural Areas on Prince Edward Island for the benefit of Islanders and wildlife, since 1979.
What is a protected Island?
A place for people & wildlife
In protecting nature, we are also protecting ourselves.
Nature sustains our quality of life, but it needs a little
help to keep giving and growing.
An ecologically rich
home that gives
We protect our natural areas in perpetuity so you
and your children can enjoy them for years to come.
The gift of nature to future generations is an epic
tale you can be a part of.
How can I help?
Everyone needs nature, now more than ever.
Make a donation of land or cash to help
us secure a network of natural areas
for the benefit of Islanders and wildlife.
Seed Trees are the caregivers for PEI’s native forests.
Sponsor a Seed Tree species in one
of our natural areas to support
ecologically priceless ecosystems.
Support natural areas with INT membership.
Join today and help protect wildlife at
the places in our care, for everyone,
Guardians are our eyes and ears on the
ground in our natural areas.
They keep our stewardship mission
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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.
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 merch, spread the word about the work we do and volunteer your energy and time in a multitude of ways.
Protecting Our 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.
Our Natural Areas
- A message from the BoardAfter three plus years as Executive Director of Island Nature Trust, Bianca McGregor is leaving us to assume the position of CEO of the Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce. Her last day with the trust was Friday, January 12.
- The Judson Family: Honoring their vital land donation for coastal headland conservation Island Nature Trust (INT) relies significantly on land donations in protecting the natural landscapes of Prince Edward Island, particularly when these donations connect with existing protected areas. While financial support plays a crucial role in the Island Nature Trust’s mission… Read more: The Judson Family: Honoring their vital land donation for coastal headland conservation
- Island Nature Trust Celebrates the Conservation of Over 10,000 Acres of Land in Prince Edward IslandIsland Nature Trust (INT) is excited to announce that it has achieved a major conservation milestone by protecting over 10,000 acres of land in Prince Edward Island. This achievement marks a significant point in the organization’s ongoing efforts to protect… Read more: Island Nature Trust Celebrates the Conservation of Over 10,000 Acres of Land in Prince Edward Island
- INT Expands its ‘Corridors of Connectivity’ Mission with Generous Land Donation in Blooming PointIsland Nature Trust (INT) has reached a major milestone in its conservation efforts. With the recent donation of 15 acres by Bruce and Patricia Craig (pictured), INT’s total acquisitions of ecologically important land now exceeds the 10,000-acre mark. This contribution… Read more: INT Expands its ‘Corridors of Connectivity’ Mission with Generous Land Donation in Blooming Point
- INT seeks donations from PEI landowners through its Add A Patch campaignINT’s Add A Patch campaign launches with the hope to reach the goal of protecting10 per cent of PEI’s ecologically significant land, through generous donations of land. Since 1979, INT has been steadfast in its mission to acquire and protect… Read more: INT seeks donations from PEI landowners through its Add A Patch campaign
- Protecting PEI’s dunes | Your footsteps count! | Island Nature TrustDid you know that sand dunes protect Prince Edward Island from erosion and flooding? They are dynamic and ever-changing, and they do their job well. While Hurricane Fiona made headlines with her wind and waves, storms are the norm on… Read more: Protecting PEI’s dunes | Your footsteps count! | Island Nature Trust
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