Monthly Archives: November 2014

HRM puts out RFP for Greenbelting & Public Open Space Priorities Plan

“The Halifax Regional Municipality (the Municipality) invites the submission of proposals from qualified professional firms (and teams) … for the development of a Greenbelting and Public Open Space Priorities Plan (Open Space Plan) for the protection of a regional network … Continue reading

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Purcell’s Cove Quarries

Marcos Zentilli, geologist and resident of Purcell’s Cove, led a Halifax Field Naturalists walk on Nov. 15, 2014, to explore quarries in the Purcell’s Cove area. Probably beginning in 1759, both granite and bluestone (slate) were exploited in Purcell’s Cove, … Continue reading

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Final flashes of fall colour

The Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society lead a walk recently into burned and unburned Jack Pine/Broom Crowberry Barrens in the Backlands to enjoy the final flashes of fall colour. Update View pics.

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