4th Annual Photo Contest Closed Now…

Our volunteer Jury Team are reviewing all entries to select three winners in each the adult and youth categories! Prize winner announcements expected by end of November. Thank you to everyone who submitted beautiful photos to our 4th Annual Photo Contest. The deadline has passed and we will no longer be accepting entries. The volunteer…

Trails Closed For Damage Assessments

The public is asked to remain off the OHV (off-highway vehicle designated trails) within the Five Bridge Lakes Wilderness Area as many were badly damaged following the floods and storm a few weeks ago.  Local assessments are underway involving the N.S. government and ATV Association members to survey the damage and develop a refurbishment plan. …

Ban Lifted on Travel Within the Wilderness Area

The province of Nova Scotia has reopened all trails, parks and woodlands including the Five Bridge Lakes Wilderness Area except those in the fire areas around Shelburne County and anywhere evacuation orders are in place. “We know that using our woods and trails are important to many Nova Scotians’ physical and mental health,” said Tory…

Annual General Meeting News

The Five Bridges Wilderness Heritage Trust proudly hosted its’ 22nd Annual General Meeting as an in-person event on Sunday, March 26 at the Estabrooks Hall reconnecting with many supporters and members. It was a wonderful chance to review recent accomplishments, financials and challenges, and to welcome Michael Coward, of Simms Settlement, as a new volunteer…