Monthly Archives: July 2015

Hike the Greenbelt: Great Events continue; McIntosh Run final event

A host of exciting excursions coming up: Wednesday, July 29, PADDLE, PORTAGE AND CAMP: OTTER LAKE—SALMON RIVER LONG LAKE—SOLDIER LAKE—MILLER LAKE Saturday, August 01, HIKE AND SWIM: SANDY LAKE Sunday, August 02, PADDLE: BLUE MOUNTAIN BIRCH COVE LAKES Monday, August … Continue reading

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Kick-off for Hike the Greenbelt Sat July 18, 2015

“Join us for a celebratory send-off in Point Pleasant Park to start the Hike the Greenbelt Project! Pack a lunch and kayak with us to McNabs Island to join the Friends of McNabs annual picnic, with guided tours, children’s activities, … Continue reading

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Protecting the Backlands within the Halifax Green Network

A submission by the Purcell’s Cove Neighbourhood Committee makes three recommendations: 1. That the Purcell’s Cove Backlands…be included as a key feature of the new Halifax Green Network; 2. That the linkages between the Backlands and other nearby protected areas … Continue reading

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Deadline extended to July 12

Last week 10 representatives from the Backlands Coalition met with Peter Bigelow, a Senior Halifax planner and we discussed The Green Network Plan. All present found the meeting to be extremely informative and it was also an opportunity to provide … Continue reading

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