Past Events and Hikes

  • Comprehensive website launched April 22, 2013.
  • Kiosk Unveiling June 2, 2012

                Copy of Kiosk event invitation

               Photo Gallery of event

  • Annual MLA Hike 2014 

2014 MLA Hike with Diana Whalen

 

Thanks to all who participated in the MLA Hike to Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes

Every year Clayton Park MLA and now Deputy Premier Diana Whelan hosts a hike with the Halifax Northwest Trails Association into the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area (and someday HRM Regional Park). Saturday, June 7th, was an excellent day for a hike and over 50 citizens from around HRM came out to see the area for themselves with a hike into beautiful Susie’s Lake. This magnificent intact urban wilderness is located on the outskirts of Halifax, just behind the Bayers Lake Business Park. In 2006 the City committed to create a large Regional Park and in 2007 the Province protected a large portion of the lands to assist the City in its creation. Unfortunately, since then, the City has done very little on its end. This needs to change. HRM Council needs to step up to the plate and acquire the necessary lands around the Wilderness Area and get on with the promise of creating the Blue Mountain-Birch Coves Lakes Regional Park. A cornerstone piece of a Greenbelt, a huge health and recreation asset for a growing city and a legacy for future generations. C’mon Halifax, Be Bold and give us our park!

Special thanks to Diana for her on going support.

 

        

 

 

Past Events and Hikes

  • Comprehensive website launched April 22, 2013.
  • Kiosk Unveiling June 2, 2012

                Copy of Kiosk event invitation

               Photo Gallery of event

  • Annual MLA Hike 2014 

2014 MLA Hike with Diana Whalen

 

Thanks to all who participated in the MLA Hike to Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes

Every year Clayton Park MLA and now Deputy Premier Diana Whelan hosts a hike with the Halifax Northwest Trails Association into the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area (and someday HRM Regional Park). Saturday, June 7th, was an excellent day for a hike and over 50 citizens from around HRM came out to see the area for themselves with a hike into beautiful Susie’s Lake. This magnificent intact urban wilderness is located on the outskirts of Halifax, just behind the Bayers Lake Business Park. In 2006 the City committed to create a large Regional Park and in 2007 the Province protected a large portion of the lands to assist the City in its creation. Unfortunately, since then, the City has done very little on its end. This needs to change. HRM Council needs to step up to the plate and acquire the necessary lands around the Wilderness Area and get on with the promise of creating the Blue Mountain-Birch Coves Lakes Regional Park. A cornerstone piece of a Greenbelt, a huge health and recreation asset for a growing city and a legacy for future generations. C’mon Halifax, Be Bold and give us our park!

Special thanks to Diana for her on going support.