Chronicle-Herald: Water levels at one of Halifax’s favourite swimming spots have dropped perilously low in this hot, dry summer as new development diverts H2O from Williams Lake and a leak under a dam allows it to flow into the sea.
Here is an excerpt from Councillor Shawn Cleary’s July Newsletter to his District 9 constituents regarding zoning of the land presently for sale adjacent to Williams Lake and the Shaw Wilderness Park.
Kathleen Hall of the Backlands Coalition, of which the WLCC is a member, interviewed about effort to conserve land adjacent to Shaw Park on Williams Lake…
On Earth Day the Ecology Action Centre hosted several online presentations. The first presentation is of local interest to us. It discusses Halifax’s urban wilderness areas and mentions our new Shaw Wilderness Park in the Williams Lake backlands.
“… this morning they were so disoriented, they flew out of the water and took refuge on the lawn, which is something they normally never do.”