The Williams Lake Backlands may play a crucial role in an exciting wildlife program – the re-introduction of the eastern cougar to central Nova Scotia. Spearheaded by the Cougar Foundation, in consultation with the Maritime Wildlife Federation, the idea for the program came together quickly. Said Richard Painter of the Cougar Federation, “we were looking for suitable habitat, and the federation saw the need for a native predator in the environment”. [Hope you enjoyed our April 1st entertainment. If you haven’t had a chance to donate to the Williams Lake/Purcell’s Cove Backlands Wilderness Park be sure to check out KeepHalifaxWild.ca]
Happy Canada Day! …from Williams Lake, Halifax, NS
July 21st 9:30AM-12:30PM
Rain Date: July 22nd
Meeting along Purcell’s Cove Rd. Accessible via Halifax Transit Route #15 or via bike lanes along Purcell’s Cove Rd. Parking available. Exact meeting details will be sent after registration.
The WLCC’s Annual General Meeting last week featured a talk by Paul Turbitt of Turtle Patrol. Paul’s talk about turtles in general and the local snapping turtle in particular covered some of the dilemmas they encounter…
Early this morning we heard the faint cry…
…Moments later, the first loon we’ve spotted this year popped up from a dive.