The Woodens River Watershed Environmental Organization is seeking bids on brush cutting and deadfall removal – if you are interested in submitting a bid, please contact us at email@example.com to obtain more information and a bid submission form. References are required. Response deadline is Sept 16, 2015.
Our friends at Akoma Family Centre are looking for volunteers to help on Wednesday, Sept. 23 or Saturday, Oct. 3 at 9 AM, building a natural outdoor play area for the children. Read the flyer below and please contact Joanna Pugh at 902-434-0674 ext. 2 for more information.
Approx. 30 people participated in the Hike-the-Greenbelt event on The Bluff Trail wed evening. The rain stopped shortly after we set out. Tristan Cleveland lead a run, and Tristan Glen a walk with WRWEO member David Patriquin talking about the natural history of the area. View Tristan C. talking about the Hike-the-Greenbelt series and the Halifax Green Network initiative in this youtube video .
WRWEO/The Bluff Trail wants to remind users of the Bluff Wilderness Hiking Trail to carry their garbage off the trail. All garbage should be carried home to be properly sorted into the various waste, recycle, and compost streams. Please note that the garbage barrel located at the trail head will soon be removed. The volunteers who have generously emptied this garbage barrel are no longer able to maintain this service and WRWEO asks for your help to keep both the Bluff Wilderness Hiking Trail and the BLT Rails to Trails free of garbage and litter. For more information about Leave No Trace principles and practice please visit: Leave No Trace Canada Outdoor Ethics http://www.leavenotrace.ca/home.
Greatly reducing inputs to the Otter Lake Landfill can go a long way towards limiting the height of the Otter Lake landfill..or even eliminate the “need” to increase the height at all. Clear bagging, which has been introduced to reduce the amount of inappropriate material going to the landfill, begins on Saturday August 1, 2015. “Clear bags for garbage will be the rule. Continue reading Aug 1: Clear bags will reduce impacts of the Otter Lake Landfill
Two months ago you heard from us looking for support to launch the Hike the Greenbelt Project. Now, I’m excited to say our website is up, we have our Hike Leader, and the project is underway! Events begin Saturday, July 18 and continue until August 16.
Announcement for a Public Information Session on parks & protected areas, trails, and land use/development: MLA Iain Rankin has asked Nova Scotia Environment to participate in a public info session on parks, protected areas, and trails & land use. The geographic focus will be on the Chebucto Peninsula to Hammonds Plains Road, more or less. This Public Information Session will take place at Hubley Community Centre, Tuesday Aug 4 2015, 7 pm to 9 pm. Here is the address for the Hubley Communtiy Centre: 4408 St Margaret’s Bay Rd., Lewis Lake, Nova Scotia 902-405-6511.