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Nature Nova Scotia

Birch Cove Rangers

     By now, hopefully, you have heard about the ongoing struggle to protect the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes wilderness area.  Hopefully, you have written a letter to the HRM and contacted your local councillor.  The NS Public Lands Coalition, supported by the  Ecology Action Centre,  Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia, Halifax Field Naturalists, CPAWS NS, […]

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Nature Nova Scotia

Open Letter To HRM Council: Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Park

     I run a website which helps people find and explore outdoor adventures.  I get plenty of traffic which results in many emails and interactions with tourists and locals alike.  On a weekly basis, I get emails from tourists who are planning their trip to Halifax and ask me which areas they should explore. […]

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Nature Nova Scotia Stories & Rants

Spray Paint On White Pine

“Spray Paint On White Pine” VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED Today I had a fantastic hike around Susie’s Lake.  Happily lost most of the time.  Towards the end of the hike I came to a spot I was familiar with, near the look-off and the prettiest part of the area.  I was appalled to see some terrible […]

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Nature Nova Scotia

The Fuss Over Coyotes

Based on the tragic incident that occured in Cape Breton 3 years ago, there has been much attention and discussion paid to coyotes in Nova Scotia.  I often dismiss many of the stories I read in the local news about coyotes, as a topic that the media has jumped on-board with to grab people’s attention […]