Monthly Archives: April 2020

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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