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…

Volunteer Appreciation at the BTC Count

Organizing the Bay Treasure Chest Counts is a big job and one that takes many volunteers who work together and get to know one another very well. The Trust was proud to salute two of our special volunteers at the April 24th Count. They have helped at these events for years and became good friends…