Monthly Archives: August 2015

Photos from McIntosh Run/Backlands

Sixty-eight citizens joined this Hike-the-Greenbelt finale. View Photos Select the i icon to read descriptions and see locations in Google Maps.

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Successful Wrap-up to Hike-the-Greenbelt on McRun/Backlands

Sixty-eight hikers joined the Backland folks yesterday, the best turnout in the Hike-the-Greenbelt events. We started at the Capt. Spry, walked along the McIntosh Run to the bridge at Drysdale, then one group continued on the McIntosh Run Trail with … Continue reading

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Tristan Cleveland on density and the Backlands

In an interview with Sheldon MacLeod, planner Tristan Cleveland of Our HRM Alliance talks about using Greenbelting to densify growth, and about the pressures on the Backlands. Listen to Interview. Select the Aug 12, 3 pm session. Discussion of the … Continue reading

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Final Hike-the-Greenbelt Event highlights the Backlands

The Hike the Greenbelt events wrap up at the end of this week, with Biking on the Halifax Urban Greenway-Chain of Lakes Trail-BLT Trail on Saturday Aug 15th and a hike into the Backlands on Sunday Aug 16th. We hope … Continue reading

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