Fauna of Owls Head Park

Photos by Susan Vickery

Owls Head Provincial Park Reserve is part of Halifax’s Green Network Plan. The plan has identified an “essential ecological corridor” between Owls Head Park and Tangier Grand Lake Wilderness Area. Also known as a green corridor or wildlife corridor, these connecting spaces are essential for our wildlife and biodiversity.

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Ecological corridors can mitigate certain effects of habitat fragmentation. Enabling individual animals to move between protected areas allows them access to more resources, increases biodiversity (by preventing inbreeding), and reduces zoonotic diseases.

We are delighted to share Susan Vickery’s photos from (or on the outskirts of) Owls Head Provincial Park Reserve. Thank you, Susan!

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