About us...

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The Friends of Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Society was formed in May, 2018 and incorporated in June, 2018 to expedite the process of the formation of one of Canada's largest, urban wilderness parks, a work-in-progress for more than 30 years.

Mission Statement

"To support and promote the creation and development of the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Regional Park and to encourage the stewardship and appropriate use of the area"

BMBCL Board (2021-2022)

Chair
Mary Ann McGrath

 

Vice-Chair

Eleanor Humphries

 

Secretary

Diana Whalen

 

Treasurer

Carol Ann Roberts

 

Co-Chairs, Planning

Dale Smith & Mary Ellen Donovan

Co-Chairs, Stewardship

Nick Buxton & Mel Earley

Chair, Communications

Catherine McKellar

Chair, Volunteer/Membership

Debbie MacKinnon

 

Members at Large

Ray Plourde

John Bignell

STRATEGIC PARTNERS & STAKEHOLDERS

We would like to acknowledge those organizations who continue to work diligently to advocate for the formation of the BMBCL Regional Wilderness Park and were in place and active prior to our start-up in May, 2018.  Their vision led the way!

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CARP - Nova Scotia (Canadian Association for Retired Persons)

CPAWS - Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society

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Ecology Action Centre

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Halifax Northwest Trails Association

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Our HRM Alliance

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