Stephen Glazier shows that Owls Head Provincial Park is a beautiful place to do research. Please click to enlarge and use the arrows to navigate.
On April 1, supporters gathered outside the Law Courts in solidarity with judicial review applicants Bob Bancroft and Eastern Shore Forest Watch Association.
Tynette Deveaux works for Sierra Club Atlantic and is the founder of the Atlantic Climate Community.
Coverage of the Demonstration of Solidarity starts at 9:05.
To watch on Global’s website, click here.
Environmental activist Jacob Fillmore has been inspiring a lot of people lately. Jacob inspired me when he said, “Change will not happen simply because you believe in something; it happens when you stand for something.”
So I’d like to thank you all for standing up for Nova Scotia’s Parks and Protected Areas today.
I’d also like to acknowledge our supporters across the province. Concerned citizens, passionate about saving Owls Head Provincial Park, have contributed over $27,000 so that Bob Bancroft and Eastern Shore Forest Watch Association can stand up for transparency, fairness, and public consultation in court.
Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Kevin Coady wrote, “The public had every reason” to believe that Owls Head Provincial Park was formally protected.
Unfortunately, our government identified this property as Owls Head Provincial Park, but it did not follow through on the inherent promise of that title.Continue reading “Lindsay Lee’s Speech: Save Owls Head Demonstration”
Piping Plover (Charadrius Melodus Melodus)
The piping plover is a beloved – but critically endangered – shorebird. The Nature Conservancy of Canada reports that there are fewer than 40 breeding pairs of piping plovers in our province. The piping plover population in Nova Scotia has suffered an alarming decline of more than 25% since 2001, largely due to anthropogenic (human-caused) disturbances.
“Piping Plovers depend on dynamic, healthy coastal ecosystems. Key challenges to the recovery of this small shorebird include habitat loss from coastal development, disturbances from recreation and motorized vehicles, predator pressures, and climate change.”Continue reading “Species Spotlight: Piping Plover”
A photo gallery of bird species recorded through e-bird
As a 268-hectare coastal landscape on the Atlantic Flyway, Owls Head Provincial Park is an important habitat for native bird species and a refuge for migratory birds.
The coastal headland supports a variety of habitats, including a beach, estuaries, bogs, and salt marshes. Last summer, CPAWS NS and a team of biodiversity experts set out “to identify bird species across these habitats and document the ecological significance of this unique region.”Continue reading “Avian Diversity at Owls Head Provincial Park”
Fauna of Owls Head Provincial Park
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Please click to see the un-cropped photos. You can navigate using the arrows.Continue reading “Inspiration Gallery: Landscapes”