Did you know that Halifax Regional Municipality has discontinued reporting ice thickness on lakes? Before heading out to enjoy your favourite ice activities, please ensure the ice is an appropriate thickness and quality.
Happy Halloween, Williams Lake! …how’s the water?
Nova Scotians are invited to help shape the approach for protecting 20 percent of the province’s land and water by 2030.
An online public consultation started August 23, at the province’s Collaborative Protected Areas Strategy Engagement page.
The input will be used to develop the Nova Scotia Collaborative Protected Areas Strategy, which will outline how the Province will achieve its 2030 land and water conservation goals and identify next steps.
Rods, hooks, bobbers, tackle, sinkers, swivels and spinners were at-the-ready on Cunard Pond beach, on Williams Lake for the Learn2Fish (L2F) to get ready for fishing season. Sportfish Development Officer at NS Fisheries and Aquaculture, Sabrina Wolthers, kitted-out a group of eager anglers from Le Marchant-St. Thomas Elementary school for their first fishing lesson.
What do you get for $20 in these days of shrink-flation? The $20 yearly membership fee to the Williams Lake Conservation Company (WLCC) will net you a couple of scientists, a group of practising conservationists, several sharp researchers, a collection of computer wizards, and a squad of seasoned retirees from urban planning, education, law, and journalism. At no extra cost we’ll throw in a retired public servant who knows how to speak ‘government!’ An impressive lineup of volunteers, who continue to donate their expertise to caring for and protecting Williams Lake and its huge watershed. [Reprinted with permission from Chebucto News, June 2023]