Harrison Lewis Coastal Discovery Centre – August 2021

Today we are sharing the latest newsletter from Harrison Lewis Coastal Discovery Centre.


Nova Scotia shoreline

Hello August

After a damp July, August is coming in hot and bright at Harrison Lewis Centre, and we have planned all sorts of ways for you to enjoy the fruits of summer. Read on to find out how to get involved!

August 2, 2021 – In This Issue

Coastal Conversation Weekend Workshop
Jam Making Workshop
Drop-in Beach Bingo
Facility Rentals – new weeknight cabin rate
HLC Field Notes Blog: July Reflection
Privateer’s Farmer’s Market


Atlantic Ocean shoreline
Atlantic Ocean shoreline

Coastal Conversations
Weekend Workshop

August 21st-22nd
Join the Harrison Lewis Centre, Coastal Action, Ocean Tracking Network, and more community presenters as we explore conservation efforts on Nova Scotia’s Coasts! Early bird-registration is now open for $10, and includes programming, dinner, an overnight stay, and a hot breakfast!
Stay tuned for more information on our website and social media.

Jam Making Evening

August 18
Our garden is brimming with raspberries and red currants, and we are inviting you to help us eat them! Keep the taste of summer all winter long by attending our jam-making workshop the evening of Wednesday, August 18. You bring a jar, we’ll bring the rest, and make a sweet spread and some fresh bread!

bottle of jam
Jam Making Evening

beach exploration
Beach Exploration

Beach Bingo and Ecosystem Exploration!

August 8 and 15

Find us on the beach beside the Thomas Raddall day use beach (parking available at Thomas Raddall) on Sunday afternoons in August for a game of Beach Bingo and an exploration of a spectacular white-sand beach. Families and kids of all ages are welcome!

nova scotia coastal foliage

Facility Rentals

Full Facility Rentals are available for your groups next nature retreat! Book with us to reserve everything the HLC has to offer; a fully equipped cookhouse, ample gathering and work space,  five rustic cabins, space for camping, flush toilets, hot showers, campfire pit, kilometers of forest, white sand beach and more!

Come to conduct research, run programming, host a workshop, or simply bond with your team emersed in rich biodiversity and breathtaking landscapes.

NEW: Weeknight small group special! $50/cabin/night, each cabin sleeps 4-7 people! Take a mini mid-week getaway at the HLC, and refresh yourself.


The summer calendar is filling up quick! Book now to reserve your stay.

July in Review

Catch-up on our Water and Wellness Workshop, meet our new staff member, and reminisce on our first nature retreat in our July Blogpost by Jenna Neate!



Privateer’s Farmer’s Market in Liverpool on Saturday August 7 and 14th!

Privateer's Farmer's Market in Liverpool
Find us at Privateer’s Farmer’s Market in Liverpool on Saturday August 7 and 14th! We will be selling tomatoes and other garden harvest to support research and education at the HLC.


White beach sand on N Nova Scotia South Shore
White beach sand on Nova Scotia South Shore