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Wed, Mar 29


St. Luke's Church Hall

Farmer collaboration and information session- planning for biodiversity

We are seeking input from farmers across southwest Nova Scotia to help guide the development of biodiversity stewardship and conservation initiatives.

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Farmer collaboration and information session- planning for biodiversity
Farmer collaboration and information session- planning for biodiversity

Time & Location

Mar 29, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – Mar 30, 2023, 4:00 p.m.

St. Luke's Church Hall, 342 St George St, Annapolis Royal, NS B0S 1A0, Canada


About the event

You’re invited to an information and collaboration session by the Clean Annapolis River Project!   Agenda:

  • Farming community input and feedback on Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) for biodiversity
  • Introduction to the soon-to-be-released online Nova Scotia Habitat and Biodiversity Assessment Tool
  • Farming community input on the development of future incentive programs

This is an opportunity for the conservation community to learn more about what the Southwest Nova Scotia (Kespukwitk) area farming community needs and would like to see going forward to help support them in biodiversity conservation and stewardship on agricultural lands. We are seeking farmer input to help ensure that future programs are realistic and beneficial based on farmers' needs.

Refreshments and snacks will be available.

We encourage all interested parties to RSVP by March 25th for the smooth facilitation of the event (however, late registrations will be welcomed).   

There will be a $200 honorarium for attendance (conditions apply):   

Terms and Conditions for Honorarium: 

-There will be only one honorarium available per farm;

-A honoraria claim form must be completed at the event;

-To be eligible, you must have a commercial farm (there are no limits on scale or gross revenue);

-There will be a survey form completed before departure from the event to be eligible. Questions will relate to environmental BMPs;

-You must RSVP by March 25th for honorarium eligibility

Questions can be directed to Zackery Pate, Agro-ecosystems Stewardship Project Leader, <>

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