Category Archives: Sandy Lake

White Perch caught in Sandy Lake

I am familiar with Yellow Perch from fishing days as a kid, but not white perch (Morone americana). A few days ago I received an e-mail with this pic showing a White Perch caught in Sandy Lake in June 2020, … Continue reading

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New report on Avian & Species at Risk Surveys identifies key habitat & wildlife corridors on lands by Sandy Lake under development pressure

In March 2020, the Natural Wonders Consulting Firm (NWCF) submitted their report on Avian & Species at Risk Surveys of the proposed Sandy Lake – Sackville River Regional Park to the Sandy Lake Conservation Association. On May 1, 2020, the … Continue reading

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Tales of Gaspereau and Loons in Sandy Lake

I recently received this story from a Sandy Lake enthusiast… “Yesterday at the lake I was sitting by the shore looking around when two big loons hunting along the ledge pulled up right in front of me about 12′ away. … Continue reading

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Earth Day Webinar with EAC will highlight Sandy Lake & Environs, amongst other wild areas in Halifax

It will stream live on Facebook on Wed. April 22, 2020 from 1pm to 3pm UPDATE Apr 23, 2020: The webinar (minus the first 10 min) is archived on the EAC Facebook Page ———– Message just received: EAC is hosting … Continue reading

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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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A salmon jumped right out of the water in Sandy Lake!

Modified Sep 27, 2019 About 10 days ago, a salmon was sighted in a “classic pose” jumping right out of the water at Sandy Lake. I am told that grilse have been caught over the last two years – as by-catch … Continue reading

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