Monthly Archives: August 2018

Report from the Independent Review of Forest Practices in Nova Scotia released

Prof Lahey has set a high standard for further discourse about our forests and forestry Update Aug 21, 2018, late aft: Several press reports followed on the same day: – The Lahey Review of Forest Practices is published; what does … Continue reading

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Report from Independent Review of Forest Practices in Nova Scotia to be released Tues Aug 21, 2018

Received by e-mail: “University of King’s College president Bill Lahey will release his independent review of Nova Scotia forest practices on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. “The event will take place in the Media Room, One Government Place, 1700 … Continue reading

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Public Accounts provide some numbers on Nova Scotia DNR Grants and Contributions to private industry

In checking up on some claims on a Facebook page about how many $ the NS Government sinks into one of our Industrial Forestry operations, I was directed to NS Public Accounts as one of the sources for the figures. … Continue reading

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While we wait for the Independent Review of Forest Practices in Nova Scotia, Port Hawkesbury Paper hires ex-DNR forest bioenergy advocate

Government (post yesterday) and industrial forestry interests are hardly waiting for the Report from the Independent Review before going ahead with strategic decisions, it seems. The latest: Former top bureaucrat at DNR lands job at Port Hawkesbury Paper (Aaron Beswick … Continue reading

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While we wait for the Independent Review of Forest Practices in Nova Scotia, Lands & Forestry on the Hire

I hesitate to add the latest rumour about when the Report from the Independent Review will materialize, now it looks as though the last rumoured date (sometime this week) is likely to be untrue. In the meantime, NS Lands and … Continue reading

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Lack of Info about locations, times of forest management herbicide spraying on Nova Scotia Environment website

UPDATE Aug 12, 2018: Residents seek clearer information from province on herbicide spraying Mairin Prentiss for CBC News ——————— Woods and Waters NS has posted a copy of a notice about herbicide spraying by Northern Pulp, but as of yet, … Continue reading

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