Official Nomination Documents

Here are links to the Nomination Document  (321 pages) and supporting maps submitted on June 22, 2010 to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization . These were approved and submitted on behalf of Canada to the UNESCO … Continue reading

By-laws of the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association

Board approved: September 19, 2013 BY-LAWS Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association Definitions a)      “Society” means the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association. b)      “Registrar” means the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies appointed under the Nova Scotia Companies Act. c)      … Continue reading


The 20 Hectare Classroom – Kathy Snow and Annamarie Hatcher

Brochure about the Bras d’Or Biosphere

DOWNLOAD our 2016 Biosphere Reserve brochure here


Fall 2015  Update SPRING_2016 Update 2017 NEWSLETTERS

Minutes of Board Meetings

Click on the YEAR to access the minutes of meetings: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017        

Annual Reports

2013 Annual Report 2014 Annual Report 2015 Annual Report 2016 Annual Report    

Bras d’Or Stewardship – A Booklet of Best Practices

Check out “A Booklet of Best Practices” from CEPI, UINR and ACAP-CB    

Bras d’or Watch 2016 – Citizen-based Monitoring of the Biosphere

Click here: Bras d’Or Watch 2016 for background information. Your own Bras d’Or Watch 2016 Poster Watch a video about the 2015 event! Date:   July 16, 2016 6  Sites:    St. Peter’s Eskasoni Baddeck Ben Eoin Grand Narrows East Bay Sandbar  We need … Continue reading

Biosphere Video – Part 1 – BRs for Beginners

Bras d’Or Biosphere PART 1 Apr 2014 from Cape Breton University on Vimeo.