NREC - Our Facilities

NRECLess then an hour's drive of metropolitan Halifax, the Natural Resources Education Centre is nestled in the beautiful Musquodoboit Valley.

Our outdoor programs foster a sense of stewardship and sustainable development of our natural resources. NREC is the first educational facility of its kind in Atlantic Canada.

We offer the following:

  • Two spacious classrooms
  • Boardroom/Library (for additional meeting space)
  • 80 hectare (120 acre) woodland
  • Year-round curriculum-based programs, both on-site and off-site.
  • 3 km of hiking trails
  • Scenic look-off and picnic areas

Our 80 hectare (120 acre) woodland provides opportunities for hikes, exhibits and demonstrations. Self-guided interpretive trails can be used for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or nature hikes. One of our trails is seasonally wheelchair accessible.

Sara O'Neil, Natural Resources Educator
Amelia Kennedy, Natural Resources Educator

Mailing Address:
Natural Resources Education Centre
P.O. Box 100
Middle Musquodoboit
Nova Scotia, B0N 1X0

Telephone: (902) 384-3420
Fax: (902) 384-3363

Our Civic address is:
12014 Highway 224 Middle Musquodoboit
For the GPS enthusiasts we are at : 489366 E 4988609 N (UTM WGS84)

Chaswood Educational Woodlot is:
13685 Highway #224 Chaswood.
For the GPS enthusiasts we are at : 482257 E 4987814 N (UTM WGS84)