Wildfires have slammed our local communities recently and heightened our awareness of the results of human activity on climate change. Besides the practical tasks, such as emergency evacuation preparedness, we are now looking to the science of wetlands as a valuable and available natural defence against wildfires.
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.
We thought you might be interested in seeing how the current level of Williams Lake compares to the level at this time in the previous 5 summers. You won’t be surprised that this is the highest level ever recorded in August (years 2002-2023).