The Williams Lake Conservation Company (WLCC), the Urban Farm Museum Society of Spryfield (UFMSS) and the Backlands Coalition are working together on a new project named “Sparrows Hawks & Doves.” Come to the Urban Farm to join in celebrating the project and help raise awareness of our birds.
Dartmouth MLAs call for Environment Department to ‘step up, take care’ of lakes: ‘The MLAs would like to see an urban lake commission or agency, with representation from all three levels of government, advocates, community groups and residents, struck to act as a “central clearinghouse of responsibility and expertise,” ‘ (photo: Tim Krochak)
Our 2021 annual Newsletter is now available! It includes updates on the dam & water level issues, land rezoning that would affect the watershed, and an invitation for members and volunteers.
If you regularly visit a Canadian lake, you too can be a Citizen Scientist. Canadian Lakes Loon Survey participants have worked since 1981 to track Common Loon breeding by monitoring chick hatch and survival. Participants dedicate at least three days, visiting their lake once in June (to see if loon pairs are on territory), once in July (to see if chicks hatch), and once in August (to see if chicks survive long enough to fledge). [Photo: Robin Whyte]
Halifax and West Community Council consider the recent HRM staff report on the Church of Christ Lands
The zoning of sensitive lands land owned by The Church of Christ Development Company were the subject of a meeting of the Halifax and West Community Council last night.