Lawsons Brook

Lawsons Brook is the stream that drains Williams Lake, beginning  at the dam on Williams Lake

iNaturalist Project for Lawson’s Brook. Click on image to go to the Project Page

Lawsons Brook “Place Map”

View looking upstream in a section of Lawsons Brook free of invasive plants. Aug 2, 2023.

View also:
Exotic & Invasive plant species on Lawsons Brook
Page on this website
Declining Water Levels in Williams Lake
Item No. 12.1.1 HalifaxEnvironment & Sustainability Standing Committee February 3, 2022
Last Days of an Urban Wilderness?
Williams & Colpitt Lakes Backlands. Photos from hikes with Halifax Field Naturalists (August 25th, 2012 &Williams Lake Conservation Co. (June 1st, 2012)
Beyond the NW Arm: A local history of Williams Lake Compiled for the Williams Lake Conservation Co. 1979 by Heather Watts. Describes the industrial (settler) history of Lawsons Brook & the founding of the Williams Lake Conservation Company: “The Williams· Lake Conservation Company was organized from among local residents in 1968 and continues to hold the water rights to the lake and to care for the dam which is located on land belonging to the McCurdy estate [now the Shaw Wilderness Park].”