Courtesy of Sarah de Coutere and friends. You can click to enlarge.Continue reading “Paddle from Little Harbour to Owls Head Wharf”
There’s a saying, “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” which refers to the synergy that is created when the pieces all complete each other and contribute to a greater experience.
Owls Head was not appraised by the secret real estate deal guys as the integral part of the whole Eastern Shore Islands that it represents.
The public lands of Owls Head, 700 acres of pristine coastal heathlands, represent an invaluable connection between the Wild Islands project and the Eastern Shore Seaside Park System. They are a classic, representative landscape of parallel quartzite ridges, bogs and coastal spruce forests with a globally rare plant community.
OWLS HEAD PROVINCIAL PARK: A RECOGNIZED CANDIDATE FOR PROTECTION FOR 45 YEARS
MAY 1, 1975
Eastern Shore Seaside Park System
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“The concept of an Eastern Shore Seaside Park System was unanimously approved-in-principle by local community representatives on May 1, 1975. This proposed concept was the product of co-operative efforts by the Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forests, the provincial government, public participation advisors, and elected citizen representatives.”Eastern Shore Seaside Park System Brochure