Monthly Archives: October 2014

Backlands Walks & Talks coming up

Saturday November 1 – POSTPONED TO NOV 8 – join a walk with the NS Wild Flora Society on recently burnt and unburnt Jack Pine/Broom Crowberry Barrens, read more. David Patriquin will give a presentation on The Atlantic Coast Jack … Continue reading

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McIntosh Run Open House well received

One hundred plus attended the McIntosh Run Open House Wednesday evening (Oct 15). Five large panels and presentations provided an overview and many details of the developing singletrack trail system. About 30 hands were raised when it was asked who … Continue reading

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The Backlands on October 10

The Halifax Backlands reach their full glory when the huckleberry turns red in the fall, ‘best just after leaves of most deciduous trees have fallen. View link for a few recent pics, and a little bit about this wonderful, but … Continue reading

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Wed Oct 15: McIntosh Run Info & Call for Volunteers

The McIntosh Run Watershed Association is excited to announce an Information Session and Call for Volunteers for the Active Recreation Singletrack Trails Wednesday October 15 5-7 drop-in Open House 7pm Presentation Spryfield Community Centre, 16 Sussex Street The Concept Plan … Continue reading

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Secret wilderness: McIntosh Run to be opened to hikers, cyclists

A river, lakes, forests and stunning ocean views are nestled away on publicly owned lands between Spryfield and Herring Cove. “The river (McIntosh Run) disappears behind Spryfield into this beautiful wilderness known as the back lands … and goes to … Continue reading

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