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Guides Hiking Nova Scotia

The Best Hiking Trails Near Halifax For Every Kind Of Hiker

     An enjoyable hike means something different to everyone.  It can be anything from an easy stroll around a local park to a multi-day, mind-body challenge.  In this post, I’ve compiled some of the best hiking trails near Halifax, Nova Scotia to suit every kind of hiker.      I hike & map every […]

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Nature Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Parks: Past and Future

* Post submitted by SaveOwlsHead.org.  Submit your guest post here. Christopher Trider worked as a park planner for 21 years. He designed well-loved coastal parks including MacCormacks Beach, Rainbow Haven, Lawrencetown, Pomquet Beach, and many more. I have received a number of messages from members of our group asking how to visit and access Owls […]

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Nova Scotia

The Current State Of Nova Scotia’s Climate Emergency

In 2019 Nova Scotia Declared A Climate Emergency.  Here’s How It’s Being Handled: Owls Head Provincial Park. Biodiversity Collapse. Industrial Pollution. Northern Pulp. Climate Change. The Nova Scotia Biodiversity Act. Jacob Fillmore. Local Leaders. Good News. Videos. Take Action. Events Calendar. Facebook Groups. Owls Head Provincial Park “Internal email shows bureaucrats worried Owls Head talking […]

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Guides Hiking Nova Scotia

Top 5 Most Popular Parks & Hiking Trails Near Halifax, Nova Scotia

The 5 Most Popular Parks & Hiking Trails Near Halifax, Nova Scotia      Compiled from HalifaxTrails.ca website traffic last year (2020). 5) Polly’s Cove Next to ever-popular Peggy’s Cove. Rocky, coastal barren landscape. Unmarked, muddy trails. Great for boulder climbing.      A 45-minute drive from downtown Halifax and located next door to one […]

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Nature Nova Scotia Stories & Rants

Halifax Giving New Meaning To ‘A Murder Of Crows’

Awe-Inspiring Nature      Possibly my favourite natural phenomenon in Halifax is the daily migration of thousands of crows in the Clayton Park area.  Their nightly congregation in the trees surrounding Mount St. Vincent University is something well known to most local residents.  I compare it to a couple of awe-inspiring natural events I’ve witnessed […]