Monthly Archives: October 2011

Formal protection of Five Bridge Lakes Wilderness Area to be announced on Tuesday Oct 25th

On Tuesday, October 25, the provincial government will announce protection of The Five Bridge Lakes Wilderness Area under the Wilderness Areas Protection Act. This area includes The Bluff Wilderness Hiking Trail as part of the 20,000 acres of protected Crown … Continue reading

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Monday, Oct 24th: Nova Scotia’s Diverse Forest Ecosystems

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N.S. Wetland Conservation Policy released

The province released its Wetland Conservation Policy on Oct. 14th. The policy “identifies what legislation, regulations, and policies are currently relevant to wetland conservation; clarifies the roles and responsibilities of government and the public in relation to wetlands; and makes … Continue reading

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N.S. Government posts Draft Coastal Strategy

The government posted the much awaited draft Coastal Strategy today and is seeking feedback until November 30th, 2011. See Our Coast to download draft Coastal Strategy, feedback questions and online feedback form. The Coastal Coalition of Nova Scotia comments: “A … Continue reading

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Thursday Oct. 6: Bob Bancroft on Listening to Nature

Bob Bancroft, President of Nature Nova Scotia (the umbrella group for N.S. natural history organizations) will give an overview of his 56-acre property in Pomquet, focusing upon the results of 36 years of active stewardship working with nature‚Äôs forces. He … Continue reading

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