Invitation from White Point Beach Resort to attend:
Living with ‘Living Shorelines’ – Workshop -May 5 & 6, 2014
As you might expect, here at White Point we take pride in our coastline – we’re surrounded by the Atlantic. We celebrate and share it daily with our guests, yet worry about it with every storm, and season change. We know we aren’t the only ones watching, concerned – there are many businesses, municipalities, homeowners and organizations who share our concerns as we observe the impact of a ‘living shoreline’.
We’d learned about and attended an initiative the Ecology Action Centre (EAC) had hosted along the Northumberland Shore. Presentations and hands-on demonstrations offered different approaches and theories around preservation, retention…management and acceptance.
Each shoreline in Nova Scotia is unique, different topography and geology, currents and bodies of water against distinct shorelines. We approached the EAC about collaborating to present something similar, yet specifically spoke to the conditions along the Atlantic Coastline of the South Shore. ‘Living Shorelines’ is the result of those discussions.
We are delighted with the resulting 2 day workshop crafted to bring together local organizations and resources who are doing exceptional work in protection, restoration, research and education along with John Flood or Maryland, USA who has been a leader in coastal management.
On behalf of the coordinating committee, consisting of ECA, Helping Nature Heal and ourselves, we invite you to take a look at the upcoming 2 day workshop consider attending, and please do pass the information along to your colleagues and associates.
For your convenience, Living with Living Shorelines, full program is available online at
On behalf of our team here at White Point, many thanks
PS – See & hear what’s happening along our ‘living shoreline’ now in Nova Scotia Webcams: http://www.novascotiawebcams.com/south-shore/white-point-beach.html
Have a great day!
White Point’s Marketing & Product Development Manager
White Point Beach Resort
Phone: 902-354-2711 ext 369
For reservations 1-800-565-5068