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Friends of Nature Conservation Society

Located In Chester
Where To Find Us
Chester, NS
Areas Served South Shore Region ; Nova Scotia South Shore Region in particular the Province of Nova Scotia and anywhere else deemed necessary.
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Phone 902-275-3421
Contact Sydney Dumaresq, Chairman
Mailing Address c/o Friends of Nature Conservation Society 
PO Box 577 
Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Description & Services
Information “While there’s life, there’s hope.” – FON founder Rudy Haase 
Since 1954, when the organization was formed by Martin Rudy Haase to protect a unique island in Maine, Friends of Nature has been dedicated to maintaining the balance of nature for the mutual benefit of people and their plant and animal friends. 
In 1968, Friends of Nature Conservation Society was incorporated in Canada. 
We are affiliated with Nature Canada and Friends of Nature, Incorporated. 
We are a member of Nova Scotia Environmental Network and Nova Scotia Public Lands Coalition. 
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) and up
Special Information
Tags Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Volunteer Opportunity