New Bridge and Final Signage Installed At Nine Mile River

A five-year project that involved countless volunteer hours and effort, as well as funding from many supporters is finally complete.  The new 66-foot bridge at the Nine Mile River is ready to safely transport trail users and will do so for many years to come. Trust Board Member Mike Marriott, project leader and President of…

Cemetery Coordinates Confirmed

On a recent sunny afternoon, three avid hikers; Krista Whitehouse, Beth McGee and Steve Copp, trekked for several kilometers through rough wilderness trails to  visit three long-abandoned cemeteries that still pique the interest of hikers in the area. Located south of  HWY 103 and the HRM Otter Lake Landfill facility, the cemetery locations are described…

Bluff Trail Stewardship Program Expands Thanks to 2017 Grant

Providing directions and talking about the ecology of the area, tracking trail usage and handling clean-ups are just a few ways 17 new Bluff Wilderness Trail stewards are busy making improvements for all visitors along the Bluff Wilderness Hiking Trail. Using $10,000 awarded through the Environmental Stewardship Grants Program provided in spring 2017, The Bluff…

November Meeting of the Council of Community Organizations (CoCO) Set for Nov. 15

The next meeting of The Council of Community Organizations (COCO) is set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15,  2017 at the Lakeside Community Centre, 1492 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Lakeside, Nova Scotia. The Woodens River Watershed Environmental Organization will act as host and the meeting Chair will be Kimberly Berry.  For more information, please contact kimberlyberryns@gmail.com. Please join us to share…