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.
"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"
Diana Whalen, Co-Chair
Mary Ellen Donovan, Co-Chair; Planning Co-Chair
Ian Guppy, Vice-Chair
Kym Paquette, Treasurer
Pamela Lovelace, Chair, Fundraising
Mary Ann McGrath, Chair, Events
Dale Smith, Co-Chair, Planning
Open, Chair, Stewardship
Anne Vaughan, Chair, Membership
Richard Vinson, Chair, Communications
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!
CARP - Nova Scotia (Canadian Association for Retired Persons)
CPAWS - Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society
Ecology Action Centre
Halifax Northwest Trails Association
Our HRM Alliance