Trails Closed – NS State of Emergency to Halt COVID-19 Spread

To help halt the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the province has declared a State of Emergency and HRM has closed all trails, beaches, parks, playgrounds, courts and this includes the popular Bluff Trail. HRM News Release – All Trails, Beaches Closed Until Further Notice. Under provincial authority, individuals who are found in breach of…

AGM 2020 – Postponed Until Further Notice

New AGM Date and Time Will be Shared Broadly. The public is invited to join members, volunteers and supporters for the Five Bridges Wilderness Heritage Trust’s 19th Annual General Meeting. These events are always a great time to connect with other environmental groups in the area and hear news and project updates for the year…

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…

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…