Category Archives: natural history

Sandy Lake & Environs well represented in iNaturalist Nature Challenge – let’s keep at it!

The ‘City Nature Challenge 2019: Halifax Regional Municipality’ project ran over the days April 26-29, 2019 and generated an impressive 6839 observations including (approximately) 839 species by 229 observers. From the Facebook Page: Some interesting stats so far (which may … Continue reading

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iNaturalist eyes on Sandy Lake & Environs

As I write this post, we are in the midst of a “Nature Challenge” to residents of Halifax (HRM, Halifax Co) “Help put Halifax Regional Municipality on the global nature scene! On April 26-29, 2019 over 165 cities across the … Continue reading

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Beavers responsible for the high water level in Sandy Lake in the summer of 2018

I had noticed there was no beach at Sandy Lake Beach Park during earlier visits in June and July of 2018 and wondered how long it would take for the lake to drop to the level I had seen in … Continue reading

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