La Fondation pour la protection des sites naturels du Nouveau-Brunswick est une association de bienfaisance dédiée à la conservation des zones écologiquement significatives du Nouveau-Brunswick et protège à ce jour 36 réserves naturelles.
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Our resident Conservation artist Michael McEwing will be revealing the next paintings in his ‘Conservation on Canvas’ series this weekend at the Dooryard Arts Festival! It will include paintings of our Thomas B. Munro Memorial Seashore Preserve on Grand Manan, as well as our Sea Dog Cove Nature Preserve on the Kingston Peninsula. He will also be giving an Artist Talk on Saturday, July 26 during the event.
Learn more about this amazing project that is helping to showcase the natural beauty of our province and creating awareness of conservation initiatives here! http://conservationcanvas.weebly.com/project-blog
#WildlifeWednesday – Is it a Viceroy or a Monarch butterfly? Who knows how to tell?
Zoom in on a common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) flower and you can see how beautiful it is!
Tomorrow we get outside to one of our picturesque nature preserves – New River Island – on a paddle to celebrate New Brunswick’s beautiful natural spaces! We hope to see you there!
(Photo Credit: New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick)
#FlashbackFriday – Three of our amazing board members, Wayne, Monika, and Don, monitoring Meredith Houseworth Memorial Seashore Preserve on Grand Manan last summer.
The preserve contains a pond, a cobbled beach, forest, and a wetland that is home to great blue herons, spotted sandpipers, soras, and other wading birds. Read more about it here and make sure to visit this summer: http://www.naturetrust.nb.ca/wp/blog/meredith-houseworth/
In her new book, Jane Goodall talks about the beauty of wild orchids and why we should treasure them in their natural state. Good thing we protect Shea Lake Nature Preserve – home to over 17 species of native, wild orchids!
Read more about this nature preserve here: http://www.naturetrust.nb.ca/wp/blog/shea-lake/
To learn more about Dr. Goodall’s new book, please visit the “Seeds of Hope” page at www.janegoodall.org/seedsofhope. Have you missed some of our earlier blog posts? Don’t worry, see all of them below!
Our New River Island Nature Preserve is a beautiful example of a Fundy isle ecosystem, with cobblestone beaches, intertidal zones and rocky ledges covered by thick mats of rockweed and other marine algae!
On Saturday July 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Nature Trust, in partnership with Canoe Kayak New Brunswick, Maritime DayTripping Inc. and New Brunswick Provincial Parks / Parcs provinciaux Nouveau-Brunswick will leading multiple paddles around New River Island with two big canoes for participants to enjoy. This event is based on a first come, first serve basis and each paddle will last 20-30 minutes each.
Don’t miss out on an opportunity to see one of a few islands in Maces Bay! For more information, please contact our Stewardship Coordinator at email@example.com.
#WildlifeWednesday – Milkweed is not only for the Monarch butterflies! Here’s a Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle who also uses the plant as a food source.
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