Continue reading “MLA Lisa Roberts Applauds Owls Head Protesters”
“Mr. Speaker, I want to recognize the remarkable citizens from across the province, including the ones who are outside the Legislature today, who have mobilized to protest this government’s hidden decision to remove Owls Head Provincial Park from the list of pending protected areas.”Lisa Roberts, NDP
MLA Lisa Roberts of the NDP speaks out about the delisting of Owls Head Provincial Park. Originally published on her site on January 16. republished with permission.
I am reluctantly re-emerging from a prolonged holiday break from social media. I know I’m not alone… January is now hitting with force and fury and a full calendar.
I’m past due to comment on the Owl’s Head story that began emerging on Dec. 18. That afternoon, I was on my way to a true pre-Christmas break – in a small off-grid cabin at Windhorse Farm – when I heard on CBC radio that the Nova Scotia Liberal cabinet had quietly removed Owl’s Head Provincial Park – as it’s been known since the 1980s – from a list of crown land parcels waiting permanent designation and protection as protected areas. Continue reading “LISA ROBERTS: Owl’s Head – or whose list of protected areas will prevail?”