An Evening of Night Sounds

Please join us for An Evening of Night Sounds on Saturday, October, 21. The ability to stay sitting in a semi-wilderness setting as the evening turns from light to dark can be a wonderful meditative exercise. Sitting with a group can be an opportunity to feel natural fears that can limit our connection to the […]

Outdoor Nature Day Camp

Friends of Redtail Society (FRS) is pleased to offer an outdoor, nature day-camp on Thursday, August 10, 2017, for ages 8 to 12 years. The program led by Billy MacDonald, Joella Arsenault and Kate McDonald will run from 9:30am to 4:30pm and will include nature awareness activities as well as a hike on Craig’s Way. […]

Note for May Days: tree planting demo will be on Saturday

Dear members and friends, The weather looks promising for the coming weekend so we’ll be setting up camp on the Porter Road public lands starting Friday, May 12. The schedule is as follows (note tree planting demo will be on Saturday, not Sunday as originally planned) with further details below: Friday – Night Walk starting at […]

May Days Event Rescheduled

Dear members and friends, We have decided to reschedule the May Days Event that was planned for May 5th to 8th due to the rainy weather forecast. We will now be camping on the following weekend of May 12th to 15th. More information can be found on our May Days page and look for updates […]

May Days

Dear members and friends, We’ll be camping out again – this year for four days beginning Friday, May 5th! As you may recall, last year FRS board member Billy MacDonald camped out for all of May on the Porter Road Public (Crown) land that borders and is the upland watershed to FRS land. He was […]

Winter Tracking Series in February: 5, 12, 19, 26

For the second year in a row, Friends of Redtail Society will be hosting a winter tracking series on Sundays in the month of February. The event starts at 1 pm on February 5, 12, 19 and 26. Participants are invited to see animals through the eyes of the track. Winter is an excellent time to […]

A Scientific Report on the Forest of Pictou County

An interesting article worth another read, highlighting  Friends of Redtail Society land. A Scientific Report on the Forest of Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada by Diana Beresford-Kroeger A multi-national corporation bought 500,000 acres of Nova Scotia in 2006.  This sale included a series of parcels amounting to a total of 313 acres near Scotsburn, Pictou […]

May Days on Public Lands continue: May 23 and 29 at 1:00PM

Dear members and friends, The rain held off on the 14th for those who showed up for a walk on the Public lands that border the Friends of Redtail Society (FRS) lands. The outing included spectacular views all the way to the Strait and PEI, the pure song of the white-throated sparrow, the quiet of […]

Saturday May 14th: May Days Guided Walk on Public Lands

Dear members and friends,  Friends of Redtail Society (FRS) continues its commitment to getting to know the neighbouring Public lands by spending time there involved in various activities. Garbage collection has begun and will continue throughout the month. We anticipate the ongoing photo documentation of the various areas designated for commercial thinning and clearcutting by […]

May Days of Action for Public Forest Lands

Scotsburn, Pictou County, April 20, 2016….The Friends of Redtail Society (FRS) is calling on members, neighbours and interested citizens to join them on Nova Scotia’s public forest lands starting on May 1. Several years ago FRS was welcomed by the Minister of Natural Resources of the day, Honourable Charlie Parker, to explore the province’s Crown […]