National Observer: Once eyed for a golf course, N.S. pledges to make Owls Head a provincial park
“After nearly five decades of public consultations, government plans and scientific studies, Owls Head Provincial Park is finally getting the legal protection it needs and deserves.”
… However, the park is one of many areas needing protection, said Lee. There are 125 provincial parks, nature reserves and wilderness areas awaiting the same designation and could face delistment.
“Without stronger legal protections, Nova Scotia’s parks and protected areas will perpetually be at risk,” said Lee.(more…)