We have a rare opportunity right now to preserve 379 acres of pristine urban wilderness. The Purcell’s Cove Backlands— bordering on Williams and Colpitt Lakes—are located less than five kilometres from downtown Halifax.
Update: Purcell’s Cove Backlands / Urban Wilderness Park Posted on July 29, 2016 by admin Hello everybody, I am sure you are all wondering about the progress of The Shaw Group / Nature Conservancy of Canada’s incredible proposalregarding the largest privately owned piece in
The current Newsletter (May, 2016) is available for download here: 2016_Newsletter Contents:AGM and an Invitation to join the WLCC The Halifax Green Network PlanShaw Group and Nature Conservancy of CanadaRoad Salt Issue…and other updates.You may need to download the Adobe PDF
Auditor General’s Report: make species at risk a higher priority Common Nighthawk, a Threatened species that breeds in the Backlands. Photo by Gary L. Clark (Wikipedia) In his spring report, Auditor General Michael Pickup says the Department of Natural Resources
Some things to keep in mind while you enjoy Williams Lake: Reduce the use of pesticides and fertilizers, their runoff encourages plant growth in the area and adversely affects wildlife in the water. Shampoo residues are also undesirable in the