About the authors
Donna Barnett is a photographer and writer specializing in outdoor and natural subjects. She has worked throughout Canada, particularly in the Maritimes and the Arctic. Her work appears frequently in magazines and books; her most recent books include Halifax Regional Municipality and River of Dreams. At present, Donna lives in Van Kleek Hill, Ontario, but maintains a home in Nova Scotia.
Allan Billard is a long-time commentator on resource and fisheries issuses and currently leads the effort to complete the Trans-Canada Trail from Halifax to Truro. Since 1988, he has been involved in the province’s outdoor recreation and tourism industries. He has written extensively on canoeing and canal development in Nova Scotia, including a bestselling guidebook on Nova Scotia Waterfalls. He lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.