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In 2013, I joined the Five Bridges Wilderness Heritage Trust, because I believed in the goals of the organization and wanted to be part of the volunteers that protect, preserve, conserve and restore the natural habitat, watersheds, and wildlife on public lands. By planning, co-coordinating, and participating in scientific, recreational, and governmental projects.

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Protecting the Bayers Mystery Walls begins with Research

Bayers Lake Mystery Walls

In 2013, vandalism to the Bayer's Lake Mystery Walls brought together a small group of concerned citizens that wanted more done to protect this historical site so that meaningful research could be conducted. It was concerning that this site had so much historical significance to our community and that without funding, the opportunity to better understand the site would be lost to treasure hunters and explorers.

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First, let me just say, thank you!

6359749212265071701171552202_Dollarphotoclub_77959340-1024x577.jpgYour gift provides critical support for my grassroots campaign. There is no way to fully express my gratitude for your contribution to this Fall’s municipal election.

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Halifax Regional Council - July 19th, 2016

Today at 10am Regional Council, will be open to the public at the City Hall Council Chambers or you can watch the live broadcast online.

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Ralph (Big Foot) Weadon

The Five Bridges Wilderness Heritage Trust is pleased to dedicate a trail to retired forester Ralph (Big Foot) Weadon.

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Group Looks at Potential Helipad Site for Wilderness Emergencies

atvs.pngRepresentatives from three local organizations spent the day on June 13th exploring the Five Bridge Wilderness Area, looking for a site that could be used to bring emergency medicine to remote and hard-to-reach patients. 

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Garden Days in Halifax

GD_Logo.jpgGardens Day is a coast-to-coast celebration to draw attention to the importance of gardens in our community, and organizers encourage everyone to visit a garden, public or private.

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What is all the Buzz at Halifax City Hall this week?

bee_logo.pngOn Tuesday, Regional Council is going to vote on amendments to the A-700 by-law. Once this by-law is voted on, Beekeeping will no longer be outlawed in Halifax.

 

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Why does Halifax need a remote Medical Helipad?

Lake View District 12The Halifax Western Commons with it’s updated trail system will see more hikers, ATV users, and snowmobile users. The opportunity for injury and risk will increase with more people accessing the wilderness areas. 

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Western Commons Remote Medical Helipad

Map_Helipads.pngOver the past 10 years, more and more people are visiting remote areas of the western commons wilderness, and community groups are looking to improve the conditions of the existing trail and access into the surrounding trail network. These trail systems are accessed by canoes, bikers, hikers, skiers and/or ATV users. With increased usage, the risk of injury in the region has increased over the years, with an average of 2-3 injuries reported annually where a remote medical rescue was required. The need to improve transport options for the sick and injured has been a topic of increased discussion with paramedics, rescue teams, and community groups in the area.

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