Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Will Nova Scotia’s New Budget Fuel Island Purchases?

A multitude of diverse islands have moved from private to public hands in the last few years, and the approval of a large new budget for land buys may result in further island conservation.

(Islands in Nova Scotia Courtesy of F. Vladi)

In a surprising display of Nova …Read More: Canada: Will Nova Scotia’s New Budget Fuel Island Purchases?

Governments buying Islands

Canada: University Celebrates Conservation of Bon Portage Island

Acadia University in Nova Scotia has become Canada’s first university to successfully protect a natural haven by using a conservation easement.

(Image Courtesy of Flickr/ducksarefun)

Wolfville’s Acadia University has announced that it has become Canada’s only university to use a conservation easement to preserve land; in this …Read More: Canada: University Celebrates Conservation of Bon Portage Island

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Nova Scotia’s Passion for Island Conservation

Backmans Island

Years ago, the Canadian government sold off tracts of land – including small islands – to private buyers. With strong public support, non-profits and the Government of Canada are now putting this land back in the public domain.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

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