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Murray Harbour Kayak Cleanup

Come spend the day cleaning up Murray Harbour Islands with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, and the PEI Island Nature Trust! We will be kayaking over to the beautiful islands (Thomas, Herring, Gordon, and Reynolds) and picking up marine debris that accumulates on the shores and threatens the marine wildlife. If you’d like to carpool to the […]

Percival River Garbage Cleanup

#Trashtag! Roll up your sleeves in support of marine animal by cleaning up garbage and ocean plastics off the shores of our beautiful Percival River Nature Reserve! Unfortunately, this nature reserve gathers garbage washed-up from the surrounding bay and Northumberland Strait. This is our second event to help rid the area of tires, plastic water bottles, buoys and […]

Kingsboro Forest Bioblitz

Become a citizen scientist! Join NCC and Nature PEI as we identify plants and animals in the Kingsboro Forest Nature Reserve. Everyone is welcome a – NCC staff, Nature PEI staff, and experienced naturalists will be available to help guide participants through the species identification process, including how to use iNaturalist, a smartphone application used to identify […]

Snowshoe and Winter Bird Survey

Calling all birders — experienced or not! Join the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) as we snowshoe around NCC’s properties in the Abrams Village area to survey for winter birds. All data collected will be added to eBird , an online open-access database of bird observations, so this is a great opportunity to get outside […]

Putting up Nest Boxes in Howe Bay

The focus of this event has changed at the last minute! Apologies to volunteers who already signed up. Join NCC as we install owl nest boxes in the Howe Bay Nature Reserve. The nest boxes were built last year by volunteers, and now it is time to install them for the nesting owls to use […]

Owl build you a nest box

This event is for the birds – literally! If you love our little feathered friends as much as NCC, join us in building nesting boxes! These wooden boxes are perfect for providing homes to cavity-nesting birds like owls and woodpeckers, as well as cavity-nesting mammals like flying squirrels.  

Boughton Island Kayak Kleanup

Grab your kayak and join us as we clean the shores of Boughton Island, the third largest island off the coast of PEI! Spend a day in the water and on the beach interacting with other nature lovers and help to restore and protect the beautiful coastline along PEI’s eastern shore! Not a paddler? No […]

Holman’s Island Cleanup

A generous pledge donation from Cooke Insurance helped make the conservation of Holman’s Island possible. We wanted to thank you with an opportunity to experience what you have helped protect! By cleaning the beaches, volunteers will be helping to keep the beaches of Holman’s Island clean for all visitors, both human and animal alike. Buoys […]