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Protected Areas


Lyons Marsh Nature Reserve (formerly Birch Hill)

Birch HillFormerly referred to as “Birch Hill” in the Parks and Protected Areas Plan, this coastal area includes over 2 km of frontage on Minas Basin near Bass River. It contains a rich salt marsh, eroding coastal cliffs, and a large productive forest wetland of white ash, spruce, fir and red maple. It offers coastal bird watching opportunities.