Public Meeting Notice : HRM Info Meeting Thursday, July 20

Re: Case 21209 – 61 Evergreen Place, Compost Facility The Halifax Regional Municipality is proposing to amend the Regional Municipal Planning Strategy, Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy, and Halifax Mainland Land Use By-Law to allow the expansion of the existing Compost Facility located at 61 Evergreen Place. Two public information meetings will be held on Thursday,…

Nine Mile River Bridge Update – Another Milestone Achieved

Yesterday, Mike Marriott Trust Board Member and President/SMATVA Safety Minded ATV Association, worked with his volunteer crew to install the new bridge at the Nine Mile River site. There is still work to do and the bridge will not be accessible for at least another couple of weeks, but the end is near. This five-year…

Environmental Stewardship Grants Awarded $40K

Six Funded Projects Will Improve Trails and Wilderness Education Six environmental stewardship projects are moving forward this year thanks to $40,000 of grant money generated by the Bay Treasure Chest and awarded to volunteer community groups through the Five Bridges Wilderness Heritage Trust’s Environmental Stewardship Grants Program. Grants were awarded to the following groups and…

A Walking Guide to the Old St. Margaret’s Bay Road

Book Launch Celebrations Wrapped Up With Great Turnouts At Tantallon Library last night author Wayne Rogers addressed a full-house crowd of more than 30 outdoor enthusiasts interested in the Walking Guide and history of the Old St. Margaret’s Bay area.  Many people were interested in reviewing the Walking Guide maps and discussing the best routes for…