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Superb Summer Sanctuaries: Eco-Adventures Near Halifax, Nova Scotia

     When the temperature rises there’s no better place to be than Halifax, Nova Scotia with its plethora of picturesque parks, pristine lakes and preponderance of peaceful coastlines.  In this post, I’ll share my favourite hiking, biking, swimming and paddling day-trip destinations to beat the heat: Coastal Hiking Bike Routes Swimming Destinations Paddling Locations […]

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Opinion Polls

Past Poll Results: Best Snowshoeing Destination: 1) Uniacke Estate Museum Park 2) Victoria Park 3) MacDonald Sports Park Favourite Winter Holiday Destination: 1) Long Lake Provincial Park.  2) Kearney Lake Trail System.  3) Tied – Fleming Park / Emera Skating Oval Best Spring Outing: 1) Duncan’s Cove.  2) Tied:  High Head Trail, Long Lake Provincial Park, […]

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Halifax Tree People

Located in some of my favourite hidden gems, meet the #HalifaxTreePeople!  Learn about what natural forces have come together to create these amazing places, while taking in some of the best scenery Halifax has to offer.  Don’t forget to #tag your experiences! #CharlieTheTree. Located on Charlies Lake, part of the Kearney Lake trail system in […]

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Charlie – Halifax Tree People

Map    Trail Guide   Photos      Charlie stands on the Northern shore of his lake, facing East because he loves watching the sunrise from the end of the lake. He wakes up early to watch the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area come alive, with over 150 species of birds such as loons, osprey, and […]

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Hobsons Lake Harry – Halifax Tree People

360° View: Hobsons Brook Falls            Harry may look somewhat uncomplicated and inarticulate, but his favourite topic of discussion involves the complex and dynamic natural interactions he sees on a daily basis. Hobsons Brook falls is a Lotic (flowing water) system of interactions between biotic (living) things like plants, animals, micro-organisms […]