CoCO Meeting Planned for Wed., Sept. 25

Community groups operating on the Chebucto Peninsula around the HWYs 103 and HWY 333 loop are invited to join in sharing and camaraderie at the Fall meeting of the Council of Community Organizations (CoCO). Free event. The public is welcome to join in as we hear the news from various groups and meet the volunteers…

Property Purchase Saves 50 Acres As Natural Wilderness

Exciting progress has been made on the Trust’s land acquisition strategy aimed at protecting more areas adjacent to the designated Five Bridge Lakes Wilderness Area. Just recently, the Trust closed a land purchase deal that assures protection for 50 acres of undeveloped land in Hubley, Nova Scotia, near Lake of the Woods subdivision. The site…

Warbler Walk Saturday, June 1

Due to poor weather conditions predicted for Sunday, the Warbler Walk will be moved to Saturday, June 1 at 8:00 a.m. which is hopefully finer weather for bird watching. Meet up in the parking lot area of Jerry Lawrence Provincial Park guided by avid birder and photographer Hans Toom who will talk about the nesting…

16 Classrooms Study Real Time Salmon Growth Thanks to Trust Grant

Nova Scotia children are learning first-hand, how fertilized salmon eggs grow and develop by maintaining their own classroom tanks, thanks to the Fish Friends Program of the Nova Scotia Salmon Association. With help from the Trust’s Environmental Stewardship Grant Program last year, Fish Friends expanded from three to 16 elementary school classrooms in the Halifax…