Nearly 30 kms of undisturbed coastline with barrier beaches, low cliffs and tidal flats
Three coastal properties with almost 30 km of undisturbed coastline
Fishermans Harbour (Country Harbour Head) parcel used extensively by nationally and provincially endangered roseate tern for feeding, and historically as temporary refuge when predators invade nearby island colony
Rock and cobble shoreline, barrier beaches and ponds, low cliffs, tidal flats and pocket beaches
A mix of coastal barrens and headlands, wetlands and peat bogs, and spruce/fir forest
Contributes to representation of Guysborough Headlands natural landscape, currently a major gap in the protected areas network
Coastal hiking, sea kayaking, and camping
Scenic coastal viewing
Hunting and trapping
Extensive coastal barrens and poor tree growth due to low site productivity and coastal exposure limit forestry potential
Medium to high mineral potential
Low petroleum potential
Medium wind potential
Fishermans Harbour (Country Harbour Head) parcel subject to review of potential economic development opportunities (1,256 ha).
Lands immediately behind community of New Harbour excluded (23 ha).
Snowmobile route across Gull Lake not affected.