“If you have a government that is going to go behind your back and craft private interest deals in the old patriot style, you can’t trust them on anything. You can’t trust them on healthcare, you can’t trust them on the environment, you can’t trust them on anything,” said Chris Trider.(more…)
We’d like to extend our thanks to Nova Scotia filmmaker Jerry Lockett, who is producing a series of short videos inspired by environmental advocates, scientists, and participants in the legal case. Together, concerned citizens can accomplish incredible things! Bob Bancroft Bob Bancroft is one of the applicants in the legal Read more…
The project has been hotly contested and met with protest.
In the court’s decision issued Friday, Justice Christa M. Brothers noted the court can’t intervene because the decisions made by elected officials were within their lawful authority.
The justice says the issue should be decided at the ballot box, and not the courts.(more…)
Dr. Jeremy Lundholm, Caitlin Porter, and their team have conducted years of research on coastal barrens across the province, including Owls Head Provincial Park.
Nature Nova Scotia
“Nature Talks” Series
Featuring Dr. Jeremy Lundholm
Watch the video at https://youtu.be/MKMOLSkL5S0(more…)
From CPAWS NS:
CPAWS Nova Scotia is excited to share this information. On our kayak expedition to Owls Head last week, we observed an endangered leatherback sea turtle. It was feeding on jellyfish very close to shore, about 20-30 feet out from the shoreline, in the deeper waters near the headland.
“Iain Rankin, sir, this is Elizabeth Marshall. I am the Grandmother for my community, for my nation, as I was asked by my elders, most of whom are now dead. I’m calling in regards to the Owls Head project, that you want to give the go-ahead to your billionaire buddy. Read more…
Many thanks to filmmaker Jerry Lockett for this interview with Chris Trider, one of the leaders of the Save Owls Head movement. Christopher Trider worked for the Department of Natural Resources (now DNRR) for 21 years. As a provincial park planner, Christopher specialized in acquiring and protecting coastal properties. He Read more…