Second Lake Park Reserve To Expand
Department of Natural Resources
December 22, 2004 9:41 AM
The province is expanding the Second Lake Park Reserve in Lower
Sackville, Halifax Co.
A 24.28 hectare (60-acre) property, which borders the existing
park reserve at Second Lake and also includes a section of
shoreline along First Lake, will be added to the existing
reserve. The addition secures the land for park purposes.
Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced the
province's plans today, Dec. 22.
"This land is important to local residents who want to see the
area's natural values be enhanced and protected," said the
minister. "As a government, we understand the value of developing
and managing our natural and cultural resources and their role in
helping to promote healthy living."
Work has begun on trail development within the park reserve. The
additional acreage is an opportunity to improve access to the
reserve and to better provide recreational and educational
The addition, which is already Crown owned, will increase the
park reserve to a total of 305.14 hectares (754 acres).
Through the Department of Natural Resources, the province will
continue to work on a park management plan for the property,
which will guide future development.
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The province is expanding the Second Lake Park Reserve in
The expansion will include the addition of more than 24
hectares (60 acres) of Crown land.
The acreage borders the existing reserve at Second Lake and
a section of the shoreline at First Lake.
Contact: Mary Anna Jollymore
jal December 22, 2004 9:40 A.M.