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Question called, and Motion passes!! The Halifax Green Network Plan has been passed at Council!!!

So reads a final Tweet from this morning from Our HRM Alliance. View Council eagerly approves Halifax Green Network Plan by Yvette D’Entremont in the StarMetro Halifax (Aug 14, 218) for more details and comments by Walter Regan of the … Continue reading

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Tues Aug 14, 2018: Rally to support the Green Network Plan

From OurHRM Alliance: “Join us on Tuesday, August 14th at 9:00 (ish) to show your support for the Halifax Green Network Plan! “The Green Network Plan will FINALLY be going to Council that day at 10:00AM. We want to be … Continue reading

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Wed Aug 29, 2018: Fate and Transport of Road Salt Chloride in Urbanizing Watersheds

August 29th, 2018 **12PM** Dalhosuie Univ Faculty of Engineering, Sexton B-228 (with Lunch) Special Guest Lecture in Hydrology Fate and Transport of Road Salt Chloride in Urbanizing Watersheds Dr. Claire Oswald, BSc (Hons.) MSc, McM, PhD, Ryerson University Assistant Professor, … Continue reading

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The Diverse and Magical Landscapes of Williams Lake Wilderness

That’s the title of an Nature Conservancy of Canada walk led by David P (aka Jack Pine) and Meredith Baldwin on Sunday July 29. The walk had been delayed a week and the weather was quite iffy on the morning … Continue reading

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Williams Lake Conservation Company 50 th Anniversary Party

When: Saturday, September 22, 2018 Doors open at 5 pm Where: Purcell’s Cove Social Club, 505 Purcell’s Cove Road Activities: – Eat! Drink! And Dance to the music of Lime Rickey Band – Silent and Live Auctions (cash or cheque … Continue reading

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Williams Lake AGM Monday June 11

“Come to the AGM to learn about Willliams Lake. We will have a shortened meeting followed by an opportunity to socialize and discuss what we still need to do to see a major portion of the watershed become a protected … Continue reading

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NCC update upbeat

The NCC update on efforts to create the Urban Wilderness Park at Williams Lake, held at the Saraguay House yesterday evening, was well attended, upbeat and even mellow at the same time. The mellowness reflected the beautiful setting on the … Continue reading

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Monday May 7, 2018: Urban Wilderness Park update

Received from the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC): “Please join us and NCC for an update on efforts to create the Urban Wilderness Park at Williams Lake. “The Nature Conservancy of Canada is hosting an open house and would love … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day

We have lots to celebrate right here in the Backlands, as discovered by John DeMont as he followed Greg Smith over “eight kilometres of foot-trod trail” in the chunk of the Purcell’s Cove Backlands lying between Williams and Colpitt lakes; … Continue reading

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April 12, 2018: Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Regional Park Citizen’s Meeting

“All are invited to a public meeting on April 12th for updates and information on park progress. We will also explore interest in forming a citizen’s group, such as a “Friends of Blue Mountain” group, to speak up for creation … Continue reading

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