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…

Grant Money Helps Create Connector Trail

This project, a new multi-use 300 meter connector trail,  will provide safe access to wilderness areas of our communities for years to come.  It is also making them more accessible for everyone, while preserving their natural beauty. Hikers, bikers and outdoor enthusiasts can now easily enter Jerry Lawrence Provincial Park off the St. Margaret’s Bay…

Grant Recipients for 2018 Announced

Four community organizations are expanding their programs and trail access and improvement projects are underway thanks to money received from the Trust’s Environmental Stewardship Grants Program.  In total, $40,000 was recently awarded for projects to be completed in 2018. These projects have local impacts to the community in the St. Margaret’s Bay area and all…

Applications Closed for 2018 Grants Program

The Trust has allocated all of this year’s budget for the Environmental Stewardship Grants Program.  Six community projects have been approved and we are completing the Terms & Conditions paperwork to bring you news of these projects soon.  They all support environmental protection, improvement and education in the community and amount to $40,000 for this…