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Sandy Lake Conservation Association’s Earth Day Event – April 22, 2018

Starting at 1:30 pm at the inner parking lot of the Bedford Lions Club Beach at the end of Smith’s Road, off the 102 at Hammonds Plains Road. Bob Guscott is leading a forest walk around a portion of Sandy … Continue reading

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April 12, 2018: Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Regional Park Citizen’s Meeting

“All are invited to a public meeting on April 12th for updates and information on park progress. We will also explore interest in forming a citizen’s group, such as a “Friends of Blue Mountain” group, to speak up for creation … Continue reading

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Thursday Apr 5, 2018: Natural History of Sandy Lake & Environs – cancelled

Unfort. this event had to be canceled because of illness. It will be given on another evening sometime in the next month Apologies ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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“Spare HRM’s Sandy Lake ‘jewel’ in suburban HRM from bulldozers”

So reads an Op-Ed by Karen Robinson in the Business section of the Chronicle Herald March 7 in the print edition and March 6 online. Karen wrote as “park committee chair of the Sandy Lake Conservation Association [and also] on … Continue reading

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Acadian Forest Love Affair

Walking in a bit of old forest above Sandy Lake on the summer solstice (2017), I encountered a yellow birch and a hemlock that seemed to be growing from the same base, their trunks ascending to the skies in tandem. … Continue reading

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Winter splendour by Sandy Lake

Click on images for larger versions Walking towards Sandy Lake beach , I was told: “You have to take a photo of the hemlock in the sun” So I did (at right).

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Hello world!

The Intro describes what this website is about. As it stands, the website is essentially a working document rather than a finished product. I have posted it now because there is information that is important to share now rather than … Continue reading

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