Welcome to the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve!

We acknowledge that Canada’s 16th Biosphere Reserve is in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People.     Biosphere Highlights – Get the latest news and information from your Biosphere! Volume 2 – Number 4 just uploaded! … 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


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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

“Walking Around the Bras d’Or” Project

                  HERE is a brochure about this project Click below to read 2 recent reports that describe this project and what it has accomplished! 1.  Walking Trail Initial Report – November 2013 … Continue reading

Fundraiser at St. Georges Channel a Great Success

          A fund raising concert to support the work of the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association (BLBRA) was held at the St Georges Channel Hall on the evening of June 28, 2014.  More than 100 … Continue reading

What ARE Biosphere Reserves ?

The first line says it all…“Biosphere Reserves are not about nature conservation, they are about people“!

Industry Hall of Fame Award

The association was awarded the Destination Cape Breton Association’s INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME award last Friday at a gala awards dinner in Baddeck! The “award recognizes the personal and professional achievement and contribution of an individual or group over many … Continue reading

Biosphere Reserves around the World – Map

 Click on the link or the picture of Earth for the latest map (PDF) of Biosphere Reserves around the world! Map_of_World_Biosphere_Reserves