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NS – Province Protects Hundreds of Islands on Eastern Shore

Nova Scotia – News Release The province has legally protected the Eastern Shore Islands Wilderness Area and 22 other sites as wilderness areas or nature reserves. “The province’s wilderness-area designation of all Eastern Shore Crown islands, with Nature Trust’s progress to date on the private islands, means we are protecting more than 5,000 acres,” said …

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Nova Scotia – 20 Wilderness Areas, Nature Reserves Legally Protected

The government is legally protecting 20 sites as wilderness areas or nature reserves, more than 14,000 hectares. The properties are identified in the province’s Parks and Protected Areas Plan. “It’s great news that these new protected areas have been created,” said Chris Miller, national conservation biologist for the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. “They will …

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Plan Will Protect Important Lands, Enhance Parks

Nova Scotians are invited to define how the province’s natural spaces are managed and protected. The draft parks and protected areas plan was released by Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker and Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage MLA Becky Kent, on behalf of Environment Minister Sterling Belliveau. Read Press Release

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