Monthly Archives: June 2015

Only a few days left to Contribute to Online Map for Halifax Green Network

Backlands supporters are encouraged to provide input to the Halifax Green Network Plan (HGNP) by adding pins/descriptions to the HGNP online mapping tool to identify lands are that important for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services. This map and information about … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Nature Writing and Art Contest for Youth

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The pristine shoreline of Colpitt Lake

Biologist David P explored the shoreline of Colpitt Lake on the last day of spring, 2015. The acidic water is brown from humic acids, but otherwise clear and there are no signs of any eutrophication. The shore is bordered only … Continue reading

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Sat June 13 at Capt Spry: Green Network

A very important event will be occurring this Saturday at the Captain William Spry Centre. We encourage you to attend and actively participate in this particular session of the public engagement process for the “Halifax Green Network” (this is the … Continue reading

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Contribute to Online Map for Halifax Green Network – by June 30

Backlands supporters are encouraged to provide input to the Halifax Green Network Plan (HGNP) by adding pins/descriptions to the HGNP online mapping tool to identify lands are that important for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services. This map and information about … Continue reading

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Williams Lake Conservation Co, AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Williams Lake Conservation Company will be held at 7:30 on Wednesday, June 10th at the Captain Spry Centre, 10 Kidston Rd, Spryfield. The AGM is also an opportunity for us to review the year’s … Continue reading

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Requiem for the Whopper Dropper

Visiting the “Whopper Dropper” (by Kent at Bayer’s Lake) today was a reminder of what has happened to some of our Backlands and could happen to more if we do not value them for what they are… View Requiem

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