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More on protected areas

A number of meetings and discussions related to proposed protected areas have been held. As a result, TREPA has developed an updated list from that of August 20th. This is the latest list for consideration and support. The italicized are … Continue reading

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TREPA position on Canadian Environmental Network

To: Peter Kent, Minister of Environment From: John Sollows, Executive Director, Tusket River Environmental Protection Association, P. O. Box 103, Tusket, Nova Scotia, B0W 3M0. Phone: (902)-742-2802 Date: October 25/11 File Number: 11-075 We are disappointed with your decision to … Continue reading

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Protected Areas – nearing deadline

This is reminder that we are still in the process of suggesting areas we would most like to see protected in SW Nova Scotia. TREPA will submit its “official” list by the end of November. We seek member input. See … Continue reading

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Protected areas: more information requested

Several weeks ago we put out a request to members for information on sites that are being suggested for inclusion in Nova Scotia’s protected areas. (See posts of August 8, 2011) We were interested in personal knowledge of proposed sites … Continue reading

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More detail on protected areas from EAC

As you are now aware, the Nova Scotia Government has passed legislation that commits to protecting 12 percent of Nova Scotia‚Äôs landmass by 2015. The purpose is to preserve important remaining natural areas and habitat for species. To meet this … Continue reading

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