Monthly Archives: August 2016

Capt Spry Meeting well attended, participants highly supportive of proposed Urban Wilderness Park

There was a great turnout for this event at which citizens had an opportunity to learn about and discuss the proposed Urban Wilderness Park for the Williams Lake/Colpitt Lake area of the Backlands. Participants were highly supportive of the initiative. … Continue reading

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Proposal for Purcells Cove Backlands wilderness park promoted by residents

“The Nature Conservancy of Canada and citizens’ groups are pressing Halifax’s council to consider a proposal to purchase 153 hectares of wilderness near the city from a development company. “The proposal would keep a large chunk of the Purcells Cove … Continue reading

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Tuesday, August 30, 6:30 pm at Captain William Spry Centre: Information about proposed Backlands park

Join us Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 6:30 pm at Captain William Spry Centre, when the Williams Lake Conservation Company hosts an evening Open House / Information Evening about the opportunity we have to secure a significant portion of the … Continue reading

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No Fires Please!

It’s not advisable to make open fires anywhere in the Backlands most of the time, but with all of the dry weather it’s especially hazardous right now and there is a fire ban over most of Western Nova Scotia. The … Continue reading

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