Monthly Archives: August 2016

Province issues Progress Report on the 2011-2020 Natural Resources Strategy.

Items related to Forestry cited in the Press Release: “The province has developed: — Atlantic Canada’s first Community Forest, a Crown land forest managed by local people to benefit the local economy — a government-supported Cape Breton Privateland Partnership, which … Continue reading

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Oh Dear, “Europe Aims to Close Loophole on Wood Energy” reports that “European officials are moving to close a loophole that promotes the burning of wood for electricity by an industry that’s felling American trees, and a new report they commissioned has laid bare the urgent need for reform.” … Continue reading

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Forest Fire in Medway Communty Forest near Kejimkujik National Park

“The leader of a community co-operative that manages forest near Kejimkujik National Park says the forest fires burning since Thursday are a “tough hit,” but not unexpected…The part of the forest believed to have first caught fire had black spruce … Continue reading

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Glyphosate battles

In both Nova Scotia and New Brunswick concerns about spraying clearcuts with glyphosate herbicide have hit the news recently. Nova Scotia musician Dave Gunning is calling for the government to ban use of glyphosate because of its possible carcinogenic effects … Continue reading

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