Bridgewater Outdoor Classroom

A Call out to Citizens and Businesses in Bridgewater

The Bridgewater Development Association (BDA) in partnership with Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation is working to build a trail and outdoor classroom near the LaHave River, adjacent to the Cineplex Cinemas.

We are reaching out to citizens and businesses in the Town of Bridgewater to help beautify the park site by donating a tree or shrub to the project. A list of Trees and Shrubs needed can be found below. Please email Ida Scott – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Ida at 902-527-6278. Trees and shrubs you are donating can be dropped off at the site on LaHave Street on Saturday, June 6, 2015 between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

OR you can donate money toward the purchase of the trees and shrubs. Donations can be sent to Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation (BCAF) at 37 Tannery Road, Lunenburg, NS, B0J 2C0, attention Danielle St. Louis. BCAF can issue a tax receipt for your donation.

Plant Species Size Price
Red Maple (Acer rubrum) 20 mm $80
Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera) 20 mm $80
Native Sumac (Rhus typhina ) 3 Gallon $20
Willow (Salix candida) 3 Gallon $24
White Pine (Pinus strobus) 110 cm $110
Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea) 110 cm $90
Sedge (Carex pennsylvanica) 1 Gallon $13
Flag iris (Iris versicolor) 1 Gallon $15
Ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris) 1 Gallon $15
Ground juniper (Juniperus communis)      3 Gallon  $30
Carolina rose (Rosa carolina) N/A  $22
Stiff sedge (Carex flacca) 1 Gallon  $15
Red-berried elder (Sambucus racemosa) 1 Gallon  $13
Sweet gale (Myrica gale) 3 Gallon  $25
Shrub willow (Salix discolor) 3 Gallon  $24

Volunteers needed to help plant trees and shrubs in Bridgewater's outdoor classroom.

Please sign up to help plant trees and shrubs in the new outdoor classroom, being built near the LaHave River adjacent to the Cineplex Cinemas on LaHave Street. Planting will take place on June 12 and 13, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please bring gardening tools.

For more information please contact:

Ida Scott, Bridgewater Development Association

902-527-6278; or

Danielle St. Louis, Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation

902-634-9977