Hello everyone.

Welcome to all our new subscribers! Thank you for joining us.

I know we said the newsletter would be sent out once a month, but there are so many interesting and important events and meetings happening in February, we thought it a good idea to update you. For details, please visit the Events page and the Petitions page on our website.

Below is a summary:

Starting January 1
Herping Challenge: Frogs, Salamanders, Snakes and Turtles
Until March 15
Big Tree Competition
February 2
On-line workshop “Thinking Like a Naturalist”
February 6
Nature Talks: “Working Forests Easements” online workshop
February 6 and 7
A Mi’kmaw-led workshop on Ecologically Significant Areas
February 7 and 8
Water Network Annual Meeting and workshops
February 8
Shore Road (Eastern Passage) “Building with Nature” public meeting
February 11
Homesteader Meet-up and Potluck
February 12
Q&A Windy Ridge Wind Power Project
February 13
Open House Windy Ridge Wind Power Project
February 12
Ecology Action Centre “Engaging in the EAC process & Creating Community Campaigns”
February 18
SOOF Soup Sunday
May 4
Workshop: “Forest Birds at Risk and Ways We Can Help”
May 16
“The Enchanted Forest: Lichens, Biodiversity and Species at Risk”
May 24 -26
Nature Nova Scotia “Celebration of Nature” (programme available early February and tickets on sale March 1st)

New Surveys and Petitions:

Open until February 24
Consultation Spring Bear Hunt pilot project
Open until February 29
Donations to Annapolis Waterkeepers’ water testing efforts at the Arlington Heights C&D Landfill will be matched by AFPS
Open until September 15
Petition to designate Beals Brook and Goldsmith Lake as protected wilderness areas.
No end date
Collective letter to elected representatives to save Sandy Lake

Until the next time,

Take care,