Thanks again to the students of Queen Charlotte (Grade 8), along with their teacher, Allan Pendergast, for helping to protect the new trees planted at Upton Farmlands.
On Sept. 14, historians Dr. Doug Sobey and Georges Arsenault intrigued an audience of over 50 interested listeners with the history of Acadian settlers on the Upton Farmlands. Dog walkers, passersby, Acadian history buffs, as well as Charlottetown MP Shawn Murphy and PC candidate Tom Deblois listened to the presentation which took place on a […]
The Guardian is promising to release “a huge (five column) colour computer-generated photo of the proposed Upton Farm concert venue” in tomorrow’s paper. Here is what is proposed, via Coun. Rob Lantz’s website, www.ward3brighton.ca Go to Coun. Lantz’s site to see a better picture. You can enlarge the photo at Coun. Lantz’s site as well, so you can see the details. […]
Husky silhouetted by Upton Farm sunset. As you can see by the tracks in the snow, this property is well-used by residents for recreational purposes all winter long. While the weather at times has been frightful, a core group of the Upton Farm Preservation Network Network continues to meet weekly. We have had discussions with provincial […]
The weather may be cold, but if you bundle up and join the many walkers at Upton Farm near sunset, you’ll be treated to views like this as the sun drops below the horizon over the North River. Bring your puppy along with you to enjoy a romp with the other dogs, many of whom are […]
Cold, delicately as the dark snow, A fox’s nose touches twig, leaf; Two eyes serve a movement, that now And again now, and now, and now Sets neat prints into the snow Between trees, and warily a lame Shadow lags by stump and in hollow Of a body that is bold to come . . […]
(Photo Credit: Kathy Kennedy) Looking at this photo, one is reminded of the words of Joni Mitchell in her song, “Big Yellow Taxi:” Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve got ‘Til it’s gone IF you recognize what we have at Upton Farm please send a letter to any of […]
Author Farley Mowat and his wife, author Claire Mowat. Well-known Canadian author Farley Mowat recently donated 200 acres of his Cape Breton property to the Nova Scotia Nature Trust. “Nova Scotia is like every other part of the western world, teetering on the edge of falling into some developer’s hands and being destroyed for money,” Mowat told […]
There are no words to describe the view that one is privileged to see when walking the path at Upton Farm. Just look, and enjoy, or better still, come out and see it for yourself. The breeze off the North River cools the hottest summer evening.