Biosphere Association given a Bras d’Or Golden Award!

The Collaborative Environmental Planning Initiative has awarded its inaugural Bras d’Or Golden Award for a Community Non-Profit Group to the Biosphere Association. This is a great encouragement for our work! “Wind beneath our wings!!” Many thanks to the CEPI for this series … Continue reading

Strategic Plan 2013-2015

Download the Strategic Plan here: STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE BRAS D’OR BIOSPHERE

New initiative to support Sustainable Tourism!

SIGNING OF AN IMPORTANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE WORLD CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR DESTINATIONS (CED) AND DESTINATION CAPE BRETON, NOVA SCOTIA MONTRÉAL, OCTOBER 16, 2012 – The World Centre of Excellence for Destinations (CED) announced today the signing of an important … Continue reading

Divers to participate in coastal clean-up!

Read the full article in the Cape Breton Post HERE!

New Display for the Biosphere !

  The Preservation Nature Trust is mounting a new display to highlight the UNESCO designation of the Bras d’Or Lake and its Watershed as Canada’s 16th Biosphere Reserve. Check out the story in the Cape Breton Post from May 4th, … Continue reading

Annual General Meeting – 2012

The Annual General Meeting of the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association was held June 14th at the St. Columba Hall in Iona. There were 28 people in attendance. The business meeting included the adoption of the association’s Constitution and … Continue reading

The Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Logo!

The Board of Directors unanimously endorsed our new logo! It was designed by Wendy Burns-Morrison of Baddeck. The logo shows the blue of the bras d’or waters and the green of the watershed that surrounds it. The circle helps to … Continue reading

2012 Creativity Contest – Winners

The Bras d’Or Lake P-12 Creativity Contest 2012 “We Share the Lake” The Bras d’Or Stewardship Society and the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association invited homeschooled and public school students in Cape Breton to enter an art and writing … Continue reading

“BLBRA one of Top Newsmakers for 2011” – Cape Breton Post

In its year end review, the Cape Breton Post has put us on the list of the 10 Top Newsmakers for 2011! Check out the story 

UNESCO Certificate arrives !

We have received the official UNESCO Certificate designating the Bras d’Or Lake as a World Biosphere Reserve. It is a 13″ X 20″ parchment with the official seal of UNESCO and signed by the Director-General for UNESCO. It has been … Continue reading