Otter Lake Landfill – Newsletter Update of the CMC

Here’s the latest Community Monitoring Committee (CMC) newsletter concerning operations and activities associated with the Otter Lake Landfill facility in Hubley, N.S.

Learn more at the Open Mic Meeting happening Thursday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Prospect Road Community Centre, 2141 Prospect Rd, Halifax.  Everyone is welcome.

OtterLake REPORTCARD-Digital Edition

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Bay Treasure Chest Winner – February 22, 2017

We have a winner!

Number Drawn:  #13145             Prize Amount : $15,548

Congratulations to Billy Brown of Fox Point, N.S.

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The Bridge Newsletter – February 2017 Edition

Thanks to everyone who contributed articles, ideas and photos to help create the latest edition of  The Bridge .  It contains a great record of what the Trust volunteers have been up to over the past few months and shares key dates for events in the year ahead.  Enjoy!

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Bay Treasure Chest Draw – February 15, 2017

It’s a rollover.  Number drawn was not played.

Number Drawn:  #13915       Prize Amount:  $7,413

Next Draw: Wednesday, February 22          Estimated Prize Amount:  $15,000

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Ecology Action Centre: Workshop and website about N.S. Sea-Level Rise

Area residents, especially those with coastal properties, may educate themselves about future sea-level rise at the Ecology Action Centre  (EAC) workshop this weekend, Sunday, Feb. 12 from 2:15 to 4:45 p.m. at the Tantallon Public Library.

A special website has also been created by EAC to help educate Nova Scotians about this topic and how it could impact them.  sealevelrise.ca

Everyone is welcome.

 

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Bay Treasure Chest Winner – Februrary 8, 2017

Number Drawn:  #13397      Prize Amount :    $7,823

Congratulations to Carolin Dauphinee of Upper Tantallon, N.S.

Next Draw: Wednesday, February 15

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Call for Grant Applications – New Environmental Stewardship Grants Available

Five Bridges Wilderness Heritage Trust is pleased to support an exciting new Environmental Stewardship Grant Program that allows community members or groups to receive funding for projects that align with the Trust’s objectives.

This new program is made possible through funds received by the Bay Treasure Chest Lottery.  The deadline for this first round of applications is April 1, 2017, and the theme of this round of grant applications is trail development.

Here are more details: Grant application information

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Bay Treasure Chest Draw – February 1, 2017

Number Drawn :  #11799       Prize Amount :    $32,873

Congratulations to Susan Fraser of Hubley, N.S.

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Bay Treasure Chest – January 25, 2017

It’s a rollover.  Number drawn: #3038  Prize estimate: $23,574

Next week the prize could grow to an estimated $31,000.

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Annual General Meeting – Sunday, March 5 from 2 – 4 pm

Everyone is invited to join Chair Harry Ward and the other Board of Trustee Members for the Five Bridges Wilderness Heritage Trust Annual General Meeting happening on Sunday, March 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Estabrooks Centre 4408 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Lewis Lake.

Learn about the activities of the Trust this past year and plans for the future. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. to allow time for Membership Renewals, which are collected annually. Membership fees are $10/person, $15/family and $100/lifetime and directly support the conservation and preservation work of the Trust.

Following the business portion of the meeting, we are excited to have guest speaker Bruce Stewart of Cultural Resource Management Group present “An Archaeological Overview of the old Greenhead Settlement.”

For more information, contact Chair Harry Ward: harryward@eastlink.ca

Mark your calendar today!

 

 

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