Grant Provides Chance for Kids to go to Roots and Boots Forest School

In 2018, the Roots and Boots Forest School received an Environmental Stewardship Grant from the Trust.  The founders of this Nova Scotia based not-for-profit, Sara Wolthers and Kellie Allen, used the grant funds to hire leaders to assist special needs children, so they too could enjoy a forest school experience.   Allen explains, “We facilitated 62…

Free Eco-Rally Event Tuesday, April 2 at 7 pm

Join former CBC journalist Jennifer Henderson for a conversation with author and activist Joan Baxter as they discuss Baxter’s brilliant award-winning book “The Mill – 50 Years of Pulp and Protest” about the history and destruction in Pictou from the pulp and paper industry. Free event. Everyone welcome. Pay-what-you-can admission. St. Margaret’s Centre, 2 Westwood…

CoCO Meeting Set for May 13

The Spring meeting of the Council of Community Organizations (CoCO) will be held on Monday, May 13 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the SMATVA Club House, 15 Station Road, Head of St. Margaret’s Bay. CoCO meetings are open forums for community groups from the St. Margaret’s Bay, Prospect, Tantallon and around the Chebucto…

AGM 2019 – News and Trust Update

The 18th annual general meeting of the Trust was held at the Estabrooks Community Hall on Sunday, March 17 and offered attendees a chance to learn about the past year’s accomplishments and future plans and focus.  About 30 partners, members and supporters joined Board Members Harry Ward, Imbert Allen, Wayne Rogers and Bridget Adams as…