Acquiring land to expand parks and protected areas is an important investment for future generations. Linking natural areas helps to protect biodiversity, provides corridors for wildlife, and improves the carrying capacity of natural systems. Carrying capacity is important in that it determines the extent to which human activity can occur in these areas without negatively impacting the ecosystems.
We should be looking at acquiring more public land at Owls Head provincial park to include in the designated area now that it will not be sold and destroyed.(more…)