Red-Bellied Woodpecker

Boy, are you lost! A little over a year ago, just before Christmas 2011, we had a most unexpected arrival at our bird feeders: a male Red-Bellied Woodpecker.  It has a bright orange head and a slight orange tinge on its belly.  Its red head looks like a slicked-back...

Eastern Bluebirds Visit Lochaber

Eastern Bluebirds In the late summer three years ago, that would be 2010, Alison and I were chatting with Martha Brown on our driveway up the hill above Lochaber Lake  when Alison pointed up the field and said, “Look, isn’t that a bluebird?”  Martha...

Eastern Bluebirds Visit Lochaber

Eastern Bluebirds In the late summer three years ago, that would be 2010, Alison and I were chatting with Martha Brown on our driveway up the hill above Lochaber Lake  when Alison pointed up the field and said, “Look, isn’t that a bluebird?”  Martha...

2012 Lochaber Christmas Tree Festival

It’s that time of year… it’s time for the 2nd annual Lochaber Christmas Tree Festival. This year it will be taking place on December 8th from 10AM-4PM. It will cost $20/tree. We have attached a brochure with additional information on the upcoming...

Lochaber Lake Blue Green Algae Update

The situation regarding potentially toxic blue green microcystis algae in Lochaber Lake has attracted the attention and involvement of organizations, over and above those directly involved in the LCDA water quality survey.  The Nova Scotia government departments of...