Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop Sept. 21, Truro
The Re-Connecting with Nature workshop is a hands-on day of adventure to improve your ability to lead and share an appreciation and understanding of nature with children and youth. The cost is $30 to $60. It will take place in Truro on Friday, September 21.
Urban Poling Clinic Sept. 22, Halifax
Hike NS and Urban Poling will offer a Quick Start Urban Poling Clinic in Halifax on Saturday, September 22 from 10 am to 12 pm in Point Pleasant Park. Learn how to Nordic Walk! The cost is $35 ($25 for current paid Hike NS members) and participants must register in advance. The clinic is taught by a certified Urban Poling Instructor and demo poles will be available for use and for sale after the session.
Date Change: Navigation Course Sept. 29-30, Trenton
A Navigation Maps & Compass course will be offered in Trenton on September 29 and 30 (not Sept. 22-23 as originally planned). Participants receive Outdoor Council of Canada (OCC) national certification. The cost is $135 ($125 for current paid Hike NS members).
Deadline: August 15, 2018
Hike NS invites groups across NS to partner with it on delivering fall guided hikes from September to November 2018. If your municipality, First Nation or organization can organize a hike (or already plan to host a hike), please register your event here by August 15, 2018 for events between September 14 and November 12. Note that one organization may register only up to five hikes (register only one event per form).
Coastal Protection Provincial Consultation
The government has committed to creating legislation to provide legal protection for our coasts. It’s asking the public to provide input on designing this new legislation. Take the survey and read the consultation document here. The Ecology Action Centre has good information online about coastal protection and what the legislation should include. Learn more here. The deadline for feedback is August 17.