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Earth Day Webinar with EAC will highlight wild areas in Halifax

It will stream live on Facebook on Wed. April 22, 2020 from 1pm to 3pm UPDATE Apr 23, 2020: The webinar (minus the first 10 min) is archived on the EAC Facebook Page —————– Message just received: EAC is hosting a webinar on Earth Day, featuring the work of 4 staff members at EAC. I’ll […]

City Nature Challenge 2020 Fri Apr 24 to Mon Apr 27

View iNaturalist page:¬†¬†City Nature Challenge 2020: The Maritimes Umbrella Project “Five areas from around the Maritimes have been registered to participate: HRM, the Valley, CBRM, Saint John and Westmorland County, NB. Each of these areas has its own CNC iNat project page. This umbrella project brings all of these individual project together – we have […]

Richard and Grace Beazley conserving nature “one clean basement at a time”

The volunteer work of HFN members Grace and Richard Beazley with the NS Nature Trust are featured in a recent post on NSNT’s blog: Volunteer All-Stars Richard & Grace: Helping conserve nature one clean basement at a time By Andrew Robinson on nsnt.ca/blog. Mar 23, 2020. “With a lifetime spent in the health sciences field, […]

HFN Conservation Committee comments on High Production Forestry Discussion Paper

Following the recommendations of the Independent Review of Forest Practices in Nova Scotia (the “Lahey Report“), NS Lands & Forestry is proceeding to set up a Triad system for managing Crown lands. There are three zones: a Conservation Zone, consisting of Crown lands currently qualifying as “protected”; a High Production Forestry (HPF) Zone in which […]