Monthly Archives: March 2014

Rare Jack Pine – Broom Crowberry barrens

An article in The Nova Scotian section of Saturday’s Chronicle Herald (March 29) highlights the rarity of Jack Pine/Broom Crowberry barrens and their relationship to fire. See The forest fires that nature intended. The print version has more photos including … Continue reading

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Letter to Ed objects to rezoning proposed for Cole Harbour/Westphal area

“As a volunteer with the Cole Harbour Parks and Trails Association, I am proud our town has enviable access to a beautiful forest, teeming with life, in Cole Harbour and Westphal. Like our park and trails, the forest is a … Continue reading

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A View from Piggy Mt

We hope his grandchildren can have the same experience! (March 19th on Piggy Mt.)

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RP+5, OurHRM issues

A copy of David Donnelly’s powerpoint slides from a talk on land protection last Friday is available here. Also, possibly of interest is an article on Sprawl in Halifax in the Smart City Blog.

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What’s happening with Draft 4 of RP+5

From HRM website: “After some discussion on February 25, 2014 Regional Council referred several matters to planning staff. A report back to Council was requested for May 27th. First Reading of the revised Regional Plan could take place after May … Continue reading

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