Wilson Mountain

Est. 1998
 

Wilson Mountain holds the right as the first property purchase and helped form the basis for the Meduxnekeag River Association. It is 57 hectares in size and contains 3 low impact walking trails: the red, yellow and blue. These trails are extensively used for outdoor education and public leisure. 

Leonard

Woods

Est. 2002

An additional 3 hectares were acquired next to the Wilson Mountain Property and two more low impact trails were created:the orange and black. This property consists of a vast flood plain littered with provincially rare and uncommon understorey plants.

Bell

Forest

Est. 2003

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Classified as the richest remaining Appalachian Forest site in Atlantic Canada by the Nature Trust of New Brunswick. It contains every plant species known to live in Appalachian Hardwood forest and some species not known elsewhere in New Brunswick.

Keenan

Ridge

Est. 2008

In 2008, we received a donation of 17 hectares on the north bank of the river immediately above the Trans-Canada Highway, including both sides of the mouth of Marven’s Brook. In 2009, we purchased the adjacent upstream property; together the two are named Keenan Ridge, honouring the donor, Gary Keenan.

Morrison

Lake

Wetland

Est. 2008

This spring fed lake is a collection area for several small tributaries, that converge to make Mill Brook. Mill Brook is a cold water tributary stream that flows into the Meduxnekeag River and is a top priority for conservation because it is prime fish habitat. 

Jim

Goltz

Forest

Est. 2011

17.4 hectares of beautiful views, old hemlock stands and huge rock outcroppings dominate the landscape.It's hard to believe that the top portion of this property was once a farmer's field. This property can be explored using the green trail.

Named in honor of New Brunswick Naturalist Jim Goltz. 

Hamilton

Point

Est. 2011

Hamilton Point is 28 hectars of uniquely diverse flood plains and  inclines. Traditionally used by local families as a picnic and swimming area.

Charles E.

McBride

Wildflower

Park and Scott Island

Est. 2012

17 hectars of regenerating Appalachian Hardwood Forest with beautiful, rare and endangered understorey plants. Includes one of the larger Meduxnekeag islands.

Markey

Place

Est. 2012

9 hectars of mature and undisturbed Appalachian Hardwood Forest on some of the steepest terrain in the Meduxnekeag River Watershed.

McCurdy

Flats

Est. 2012

11 hectares of prime habitat for small woodland creatures such as ruffed grouse, snowshoe hare, porcupine and red squirrel. Many of the provincially uncommon understorey plants can be found here as well.

Vandine

Falls

Est. 2013

14 hectares of ideal habitat for many animals found throughout the watershed. Some animals spotted along the 5.0km purple trail are beaver, fox and bear. This trail also features a picturesque waterfall.

Bell

Flats

Est. 2014

This former farm turned tree plantation has created an excellent educational opportunity; showcasing how different forestry practices effects ecosystem biodiversity. This is why it will become the first preserve with a trail exhibiting educational signage. 

It's 11 hectares provides supreme winter habitat.

The

How

Project

Est. 2015

6 hectares purchased to expand  a consistent species corridor and riparian zone along the Meduxnekeag River.

Jackson

Falls

Est. 2015

Approximately 1 hectare purchased with the intent of creating an Appalachian hardwood forest tree and understorey nursery. 

Rosevear Cliff

Est. 2016

Rosevear Cliff is 23 hectares of mature hemlock and cedar stands; responsible for stabilizing the steep embankments along the south branch of the Meduxnekeag river.This property was purchased hours before harvest.

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