Our Team

Chairman – Cliff Drysdale, Middleton, N. S. – Tel. – 902-825-4884

Vice Chair – David Sollows, Yarmouth, N.S.

Secretary –  John Sollows, Sand Beach, Yarmouth County, N. S. Tel. 902-742-2802

Treasurer / Cultural Heritage Coordinator – Katy Hopkins, Molega, Queens Co., N. S. – Tel. 902-682-7297

Board of Directors

The Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve Association is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors of multiple disciplines including:

Municipal Government 

Municipal Councillors representing each of the 5 Municipalities of Annapolis, Digby, Yarmouth, Shelburne and Queens. First Nations appointees.

First Nations Appointees

Industry

Development Agencies, local Industry.

Community

Community Members at large

Non-Government Organizations

Environmental Non-Government Organizations (NGO’s), Culture & Heritage Organizations

Education/Academic

Appointed Advisors to the Board

Representation as appropriate from Provincial and Federal Government Departments including Parks Canada, Environment Canada, Nova Scotia Department of Environment, Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Nova Scotia Department of Tourism, Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Provincial and National Environment Organizations and special projects.

Volunteers from the various Nova Scotia Species at Risk programs happening in the SNBR

Volunteers from the various Nova Scotia Species at Risk programs happening in the SNBR. Our Partners of the Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve Association include organizations that work directly with the Association on projects that support the functions and goals of Biosphere Reserves: conservation, sustainable development, education, community development, and multi-sector cooperation. SNBRA is partners with the Canadian Biosphere Reserve Association (CBRA), UNESCO & MAB as well as many partnerships with the government, community, industry, cultural and historical groups, and academic groups. The Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve has partnered with multi layers of government at the national, provincial and municipal levels. Government of Canada, Environment Canada and Parks Canada.

Government of Nova Scotia

Municipal Governments

Community

Community groups and Non government organizations (NGO’s) of the Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve

Academic

Industry


Culture & History

Historic Interpreters at Fort Anne

Historic Interpreters at Fort Anne