The grassroots group Save Little Harbour/Owls Head Provincial Park From Becoming Golf Coursesis calling on Premier Iain Rankin to immediately discontinue the sale of Owls Head Provincial Park.Continue reading “Press Release: Group Urges Premier Rankin to Save Owls Head Provincial Park”
Update: The judicial review has been fully funded thanks to concerned citizens like you. Thank you!
Statement from Eastern Shore Forest Watch Association
September 5, 2020
Good News: The people of Nova Scotia have won the first round! Justice Coady of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court has granted us an extension to file an application for a judicial review regarding the delisting of Owl’s Head Park from the list of Provincial Park Reserves. We are also requesting a judicial review of the provincial government’s Letter of Offer to sell Owl’s Head Provincial Park Reserve to Lighthouse Links Development Company.Continue reading “Court Costs Overview from Forest Watch”
Robert Bancroft and Eastern Shore Forest Watch Association (Applicants)
Nova Scotia Minister of Lands and Forestry and
The Attorney General of Nova Scotia representing
Her Majesty the Queen In Right of the Province of Nova Scotia (Respondents)
We are sharing excerpts from the “Report on the Ecological Importance of Owls Head Crown land” with the permission of its authors, Dr. Jeremy Lundholm, PhD, and Caitlin Porter, MSc. You can find their unabridged report at the bottom of this page, should you wish to read it in full.Continue reading “Report on the Ecological Importance of Owls Head Crown land: Conclusions”
A parcel of land at Owls Head park reserve has officially been transferred to Environment and Climate Change Canada
June 4, 2020
A parcel of land at Owls Head park reserve has officially been transferred to Environment and Climate Change Canada, which conservation groups are calling a monumental step in the campaign to protect the property.
Executive director of the Nova Scotia branch of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Chris Miller, says this redirects the federal land from a path that would have seen it turned into a golf course, to one that will have it protected.
A Rally to Save Owls Head Provincial Park from Private Sale and Development
Continue reading “March & Rally to Save Owls Head: More Information”
Members of the Facebook Group Save Little Harbour/Owls Head From Corrupt Backroom Deal will be marching to express their opposition to the delisting and proposed sale of Owls Head Provincial Park.
Save Little Harbour/Owls Head Nova Scotia from Becoming a Golf Course is a Facebook public discussion group with 900+ members
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Owls Head Provincial Park – First Community Information Meeting
(SHIP HARBOUR, NOVA SCOTIA, 15 January 2020) The first community meeting to inform Eastern Shore residents about recent government actions which impact Owl’s Head Provincial Park is scheduled for Sunday 26 January at 2 pm in the Ship Harbour Community Hall. In late December CBC reported that the NS government had secretly de-listed Owl’s Head Park from the province’s Parks and Protected Areas Plan where it has been awaiting final Park designation. There was no public consultation. Our understanding is that sale of the Park to an American developer for golf course(s) is pending.Continue reading “Press Release – 1st Community Information Meeting”