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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Nine Mile River Bridge Update – Steel Pieces Delivered to Site

There were some bumpy patches and tight corners but project manager Mike Marriott and his volunteer team safely delivered the new Nine Mile River bridge pieces across 22-km of rough terrain on the Old St. Margaret’s Bay Road last week.  Taking … Continue reading

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Public Meetings Announced for Scotian Materials Ashphalt Plant Application

The following meetings have been announced by Halifax Regional Municipality. Notice of Public Information Meeting – Open Houses St. Margaret’s Bay Open Houses will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and Thursday, January 26, 2017 … Continue reading

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Bay Treasure Chest Funds to support two new community organizations

The following press release has been shared by the Bay Treasure Chest Association announcing two new community groups to receive funding.  Congratulations to all.   — Press Release – The Bay Treasure Chest Association —  Jan 4th 2017 BAY TREASURE … Continue reading

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Bay Treasure Chest Winner – December 21

It’s a rollover! Number drawn: #3460      Prize Amount:  $14,689 The number was not played,  so prize amount rolls over to next week. Next Draw: Wednesday, December 28              Prize Estimate:  $22,000  www.baytreasurechest.ca

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New Report Estimates Jobs Lost Due to Undeveloped Mining of Protected Areas

Article as shared by Nova Scotia Forest Notes.    

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