SMU plans threaten precious Oak Woodland in Halifax

June 21, 2014: According to the SMU Master Plan, St. Mary's University plans to construct a large building (the "Oaks Complex") in the red oak woodland by The Oaks in south-end Halifax. This remnant natural woodland with elements of old growth forest (multiaged oaks, snags, decaying fallen trees) & abundant witch hazel, indian pipe, mocassin orchid and bird life would be decimated...

Photo by JackPine on June 20, 2014
Oak woodland, Halifax