Chignecto National Wildlife Area (Lusby/Amherst Pt MBS)

  • Photo of property 03197
A map of the area immediately surrounding DFRP Property Number 03197


  • Property Number:

  • Custodian:

    Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Official Contact:

    Steve Thorsell - 819.743.2136
  • Interest

    Crown Owned
  • Restriction:

    No Restriction
  • Primary Use:

    Wildlife Research and Management
  • Address:

    Highway 242/946 Southhampton Rd
  • Place Name:

    West Amherst
  • Municipality:

    Cumberland, Subd. C
  • Province/Territory:

    Nova Scotia
  • Federal Electoral District:

  • Coordinates

    45.803538, -64.255937, Accurate within ± 100m
  • Census Classification

  • Land Area:

    1,200 ha
  • Building Count:

  • Floor Area:

    0 sq. m.
  • Record Created On

    February 21st, 1990
  • Record Last Modified On

    April 7th, 2021


Parcel # Municipality Census Classification Federal Electoral District Land Area (ha) Number of Buildings Floor Area (sq. m.)
00Cumberland, Subd. CRuralCumberland--Colchester1,20000
01Cumberland, Subd. CRuralCumberland--Colchester1,197.172300

Contaminated Sites

Federal Site IdentifierStatusSite NameHighest Step Completed
00011504ClosedAmherst Point Church02 - Historical Review
00002370ClosedChignecto Amherst Point NWS02 - Historical Review
00011493ClosedChignecto Lusby Marsh02 - Historical Review
00011508ClosedFormer gypsum mine02 - Historical Review
00011507ClosedFormer on-site rail line02 - Historical Review
00011509ClosedChignecto National Wildlife Area (Lusby/Amherst Point Migratory Bird Sanctuary) (Consolidated)03 - Initial Testing Program
00011505ClosedChignecto NWA06 - Reclassify the Site Using CCME National Classification System

Payment In Lieu of Taxes

Taxation AuthorityPayment
Cumberland, County$9,552.13

Source: PWGSC, REAL ESTATE DIVISION, Municipal Grants Information System

Taxation Year: 2020

Photo Album

Hint: click to see full-size photo

Photo of property 03197