Category Archives: Regional Park proposal

Ecology Action Centre asks supporters to send Sandy Lake Valentine

From EAC Sandy Lake and the Sackville River is a popular nature space just outside of Halifax’s urban centre. It’s home to Atlantic Salmon, endangered Wood Turtles, lichens and moss nestled among some of Nova Scotia’s scant remaining old-growth forests. … Continue reading

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In a nutshell: why we need to protect lands on the west side of Sandy Lake

We already have ~1000 acres protected, most of it on the east side of Sandy Lake. So why did Walter Regan ask at the Dec 6, 2018 presentation:  “Why do we need those lands on the west side?” ( I … Continue reading

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Halifax Green Network Plan goes to Regional Council soon

The Halifax Green Network Plan, under development since 2014, was released on June 21, 2018 and on June 19 went to the Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee (see Agenda) wherein Walter R’s words, “it passed with flying colours”. … Continue reading

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Pamphlet promotes formation of Sandy Lake Regional Park for Halifax

The organizing committee for the Sandy Lake Regional Park Coalition has produced a colourful, fact-filled, four page pamphlet promoting formation of a Sandy Lake Regional Park for Halifax. The pamphlet outlines the history of the proposal for a Sandy Lake … Continue reading

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