Monthly Archives: June 2016

Wed June 29, 2016, 7 pm Ondaatje Hall – show support for BMBCL

From EAC: By now you have probably hear that the long-promised, but yet-to-be delivered Blue Mountain Birch Cove Regional Park area is under immediate threat. A terrible report from an independent facilitator is recommending that a massive urban sprawl development … Continue reading

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No Questions Allowed about Facilitator’s Report on Blue Mt Birch Cove Lakes Regional Park.. written input now critical

Over 300 people, young and old, attended the public meeting for the Facilitator’s Report on the Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Regional Park; the room accommodated less than 200. No questions or discussion were allowed and the microphone was turned … Continue reading

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Monday June 20, Public Meeting on Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes

From Our HRM Alliance: In 2014, a facilitator was hired to negotiate the boundaries of the Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area. Shockingly, the facilitator’s report (just released) proposes the exact site plan the developers asked for in 2007. … Continue reading

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Blue Mountain proposed boundaries should be rejected

From CBC News item: Environmentalists want Halifax to reject a new report on proposed boundaries for a regional park near the Bayers Lake Business Park. “The report is deeply, fatally flawed,” said Raymond Plourde, wilderness coordinator for the Ecology Action … Continue reading

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Auditor General’s Report: make species at risk a higher priority

In his spring report, Auditor General Michael Pickup says the Department of Natural Resources needs to make the 60 species at risk a bigger priority. It is often late in developing and updating plans to recover species. Monitoring of species … Continue reading

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