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Support our Summer Programs!

This week, former summer intern Alex Young writes a guest post for you!  Please make a donation today so we can continue to give students an amazing experience, all while working to restore the beautiful Cornwallis (Jijuktu’kwejk) River!  Click on … Continue reading

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Paddle the River With Us!

Join is for an easy float and paddle down the beautiful Cornwallis River! Our wonderful summer students will lead a paddle starting at a location in Coldbrook, details to come soon! Bring your canoes, some paddles and lots of friends … Continue reading

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We’re Ready to Grow!

Hi there, thanks for stopping by! We are working really hard and your encouragement and support keeps us going every day! The Jijuktu’kwejk Watershed Alliance is more than two years old, and we are ready to take the next BIG … Continue reading

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Movie: Plastic Ocean

June 8th is World Oceans Day and we are presenting a very important movie called “Plastic Ocean” to bring more awareness about what we throw out, what gets into the river and what is filling up our oceans. Friday June … Continue reading

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May 22, 2018: Restoring Habitat for a Healthier River

Please join us for our annual gathering where we will learn about habitat and wetlands from a local expert, and also hear about how the Watershed Alliance did in 2017! Restoring Habitat for a Healthier River Annual Gathering of the … Continue reading

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Flying Squirrel Adventures!

  Theme: Getting to know the Ravine Join us for an exploration of the Kentville Ravine on April 21st, 10 am On our first get-together, we’ll be exploring the Ravine and getting to know the plants and animals that make … Continue reading

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April 12: Sniffer Dogs as Conservation Assistants!

You won’t believe it- you can use DOGS to find rare and sensitive species (no they don’t eat them)!  This will be a relaxed talk and presentation by Dr. Simon Gadbois- he will share some stories about challenges and opportunities … Continue reading

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Feb 8: Learn to Identify and Protect At-Risk Landbirds

Have you seen these birds? Learn to recognize birdcalls, identify nesting grounds, and help survey the populations of three at-risk landbirds in this free interactive workshop. Track your data during this spring’s mating season, help NS scientists protect vulnerable species, … Continue reading

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All About Fall and Winter Insects!

We have been working hard to prepare for (gasp) our 2018 summer season!  Planning our activities for next summer will allow us to write really strong and convincing grant applications.  We have a few projects on the go as well, … Continue reading

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All about wood turtles!

Thanks to Penni Burrell for taking some notes at last night’s public talk on wood turtles!  Here are some of her thoughts: Why we had the presentation: The last wood turtle sighting in the area of the Jijuktu’kwejk river was … Continue reading

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