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Nature, The Engineer: The Village That Needed a Forest to Protect its Drinking Water

Nature, The Engineer: The Village That Needed a Forest to Protect its Drinking Water

Update: 2018-08-09
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Imagine if your taps ran dry, even for a day. This is the story of a village that needed a forest to protect its drinking water.


NCC on location: Riverside Albert, New Brunswick


Show notes:



  • Meet Mayor Jim Campbell, who launched a community campaign to save his village's drinking water reservoir;

  • Learn how protecting a forest can help clean and protect water;

  • Hear about New York City's efforts to protect its drinking water by conserving land around the city;

  • Discover an old-growth Acadian forest with NCC staffer Denise Roy;

  • Hear from local writer Deborah Carr why this place is important to her and to her Acadian ancestors.


Nature Talks: The Nature Conservancy of Canada Podcast offers you fascinating stories about nature, why we need it in our lives, and the passionate Canadians helping to protect it. In this seven-part series, we’ll take listeners to some of Canada’s important natural areas, from the Bay of Fundy to Victoria. We talk to Canadians helping care for these places, from scientists to hometown heroes. Connect to Canada’s nature. Learn about the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s conservation work. And be inspired to find out how you can help support this work.

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Nature, The Engineer: The Village That Needed a Forest to Protect its Drinking Water

Nature, The Engineer: The Village That Needed a Forest to Protect its Drinking Water

Nature Conservancy of Canada