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Nova Scotia Stories & Rants

Nova Scotia’s Climate Emergency

In 2019 Nova Scotia Declared A Climate Emergency.  Here’s What’s Happened Since: Navigate to topic: Biodiversity Collapse. Climate Change. Videos. Industrial Pollution. Northern Pulp. Owls Head Provincial Park. The Nova Scotia Biodiversity Act. Jacob Fillmore. Local Leaders. Good News. Take Action. Events Calendar. Facebook Groups. The Sixth Mass Extinction – Biodiversity Collapse “Wetlands and woodlands: […]

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Hiking Stories & Rants

The Road To Recovery: Nature Rehab For Body & Mind

     Today marks a day where mental health is in the spotlight through things like Bell Canada’s #BellLetsTalk and other less corporate means.      Everyone has their own challenges, battles, shortcomings, and adversities.  Sharing stories, feelings, encouragement, and lessons from your own battles can benefit others fighting similar ones.  Today I was writing […]

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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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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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Nova Scotia Stories & Rants

Journey Into the Tobeatic Wilderness

Inspired by the book “The Tent Dwellers” and our love for Kejimkujik National Park, and with persuasion by budget cuts to our national parks, we planned our longest and most challenging trip yet.  While we were OK with the challenge, we really didn’t have any choice for our May 11th trip since the budget cuts […]