12 Percent - Parks and Protected Areas System Plan Consultation

Little Soldier Lake Nature Reserve

County

Halifax

Size

88 ha

Classification

Nature Reserve

Status

New

Conditions Apply?

No

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Overview

Old/mature forest of red spruce

Ecological Values

International Biological Program‚Äźidentified old growth site

Outdoor Recreation Values

Forest Values

Site dominated by mature softwood

Most of area currently unavailable for forestry due to DNR old forest policy

Other Resource Values

Medium mineral potential

Low petroleum potential

Low wind potential

Conditions

Exclusions and Vehicle Access

Additional Comments

39% of patch overlaps Halifax Regional Municipality Lake Major water supply area

Final boundary and designation type pending further discussion with Halifax Water