News Releases

  • Island Nature Trust celebrates spring by rejuvenating funding partnership with liquor store outlets
    After a one-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Island Nature Trust and the PEI Liquor Control Commission are continuing its successful ‘Let’s Protect Our Island’ campaign. The collaboration now entering its fifth year runs from April 1st to May 18th with participating suppliers of beer, wine and spirits donating up to $1 from their […]
  • Fresh water refuge for endangered spawning Atlantic salmon protected forever in Vernon River
    Surrounded by an extensively farmed watershed, the ecologically diverse riparian forest provides a stable buffer for two headwater tributaries delivering spring water to Vernon River and Orwell Bay.
  • Island Nature Trust announces new Executive Director
    In November, Island Nature Trust began the search for an Executive Director who would be asked to focus more intently on organizational growth and development. Our incumbent Executive Director, Megan Harris has now moved into a strategic role focused on acquisition and stewardship as the Trust’s new Director of Conservation. Read this interview with Megan […]
  • 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 […]