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Relatively large property with important conservation and recreation values. Recent acquisition from Bowater. Condition of purchase was to manage for protection / conservation. Majority of property is being transferred to NS Environment for management through Protected Areas program.
Considerable significant older and unique forest (SOUF) mostly white pine, some eastern hemlock/red spruce; approximately 40 percent is comprised of different types of wetland; 84 hectare bog; potential for pre-contact archaeological site; extensive frontage on Fisher Lake; access from Fisher Lake and Highway # 8;. Province acquiring (2012) additional adjoining lands (Patch # 143) around Fisher Lake from Bowater that the Department of Environment has identified as having the potential to contribute to its goal of protecting 12% of the land base by 2015.
Recreational access to Fisher Lake and connection to Mersey River; “Canoe Annapolis” canoe route
Lake access, canoeing, hiking, fishing
Designation type and locations of park lands to be determined through additional planning for Medway Lakes Wilderness Area.