Providing Nova Scotia farmers and landowners with information and resources on biodiversity, farming and more.

Helping Habitat

On Your Land

The resources found on this website will allow farmers to find guidance on successfully implementing biodiversity-friendly best management practices on their land. Your personal land-management goals will dictate the projects appropriate for you.

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Helping Habitat
Species at Risk

Species at Risk

And How You Can Help

In Nova Scotia there are 60 species that are at risk of disappearing from the province. Some species are responsible for important ecological functions that farms and farmers depend upon.

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Coping with Wildlife

What You Can Do

A survey of Nova Scotian farmers over the summer of 2014 identified the following top species as a nuisance.

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Coping with Wildlife
Wood Turtle Strides

Do you have wood turtles on your property?

You may be eligible for financial incentives up to $15,000.

The Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture is piloting a program to combine financial incentives with conservation agreements to implement best management practices on farms in critical wood turtle habitats.

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