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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

Emergency Declaration: The Current State Of Nova Scotia’s Climate Crisis

In September 2019, The Province Of Nova Scotia Declared A Climate Emergency.  This Is Its Current State: Owls Head Provincial Park “Nova Scotia’s secret treasure: Vital eelgrass ecosystem threatened by proposed Owls Head golf course.”  The Nova Scotia Advocate – June 8, 2021. “Letter: Observations from ‘away’” NS Advocate – May 12. “The birds of […]

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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 […]

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Guides Hiking Nova Scotia

5 Colourful Autumn Hiking & Biking Adventures In Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 Great Fall Hiking & Biking Trails In Halifax, NS      5 Adventures, each accomplished in 2 hours or less.  The custom-made maps are intended to be opened on your phone’s Google Maps app for use as a real-time GPS reference.  Never rely solely on your phone for navigation and always carry a compass.  It’s […]