Here’s David Fraser’s aerial views of the Williams Lake Backlands, May 2016. This is what we are working to preserve.
Halifax staff will be presenting a report to Council on September 16, with a recommendation on whether to approve a proposal by the Nature Conservancy of Canada to acquire almost 400 acres of land in the Williams Lake Backlands and set it aside indefinitely as a wilderness preserve. Council will likely vote on a motion on September 20 – time is of the essence!
After listening to several ducks quacking a steady stream of warning calls, I was about to close the window when I spotted a slinky shape moving with lithe grace over the rocks near shore. The creature moved swiftly and surely,