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Society wants N.S. government to re-commit to protecting Crown land

Developer plans golf resort for coastal parcel of land


December 23, 2019
By HalifaxToday.ca

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Nova Scotia's eastern shore. Meghan Groff/HalifaxToday.ca

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is calling upon the Nova Scotia government to uphold its promise to protect 13 per cent of Crown land in the province, to ensure lands of conservation value aren’t turned into golf courses, mining operations or sold off to foresters. This comes after it was revealed last week that Owls Head Provincial Park (not officially a provincial park) has been removed from the pending protected areas list and is to be sold to a developer with plans to build a golf course.

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