Presentation on theme: "Johnstons Pond, Scotian South Shore Glen Parsons Craig Smith Nova Scotia Program Manager Nature Conservancy of Canada."— Presentation transcript:
Johnstons Pond, Scotian South Shore Glen Parsons Craig Smith Nova Scotia Program Manager Nature Conservancy of Canada
The Nature Conservancy of Canada Private, charitable land trust Mission: The Nature Conservancy of Canada will lead, innovate and use creativity in the conservation of Canada's natural heritage. Non-advocate, business-based, science-driven approach to conservation. Strategic Niche: Private land conservation.
Conservation Action Conservation Planning Two scales: Ecoregional and Landscape. Detailed biodiversity assessments. Land Securement Acquisition of legal interest Legislative designation Land Stewardship Resource inventory Management planning
Conservation Planning Ecoregional assessment of species and ecosystems.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada The Results Conservation Blueprints for all of southern Canada; 85 Natural Area Conservation Plans across country $75 – 90 million annual budget 25,000 acres protected in Nova Scotia; 50,000 Atlantic Canada 2.6 million Nationwide. Moneysense Magazine: A+ rating 3 years running Most efficient environmental charity in Canada Wide range of partners, contributors
The Nature Conservancy of Canada Benefits of Engaging with NCC Ecoregional and landscape scale planning data. Conservation planning expertise and experience Employee engagement and volunteering opportunities Opportunities to identify areas of common interest and initiate dialogue regarding resolution. A beneficial affiliation.
Bayers Island, Musquodoboit Harbour Mike Dembeck Craig Smith Nova Scotia Program Manager Nature Conservancy of Canada (902) 480-3608 email@example.com