Monthly Archives: May 2020

Medway Community Forest Co-op offering informative webinar series June 9 to July 1, 29May2020

Posted May 27, 2020, on Medway Community Forest Co-op Facebook Page:

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Nova Scotia Supreme Court rules in favour of Naturalists/East Coast Environmental Law versus NS Lands & Forestry 29May2020

Today’s decision confirms that Nova Scotia’s ESA is the law, and not a set of vague or voluntary guidelines. The Minister is required to fulfill the law’s mandatory requirements to protect some of the province’s most vulnerable species. – Sarah … Continue reading

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Nesting season in full swing and still no “Silent Season” for forestry in Nova Scotia 26May2020

UPDATE May 29, 2020: IT’S HIGH TIME FOR A SILENT SEASON IN NOVA SCOTIA Bev Wigney on Annapolis Royal & Area – Environment & Ecology (Public Facebook Page) May 29, 2020. Bev Wigney asks people to write MLAs. View her … Continue reading

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Experiencing serenity and sadness in the intervale forests of Nova Scotia 16May2020

I went with a friend for for a walk yesterday in some intervale (floodplain) forests in Hant’s Co. not too far  away. We found what we wanted to see:  the first wave of forest herbs that flower before the hardwoods … Continue reading

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Shelly Hipson: Concerns about how Crown lands will be designated for High Production Forestry in Nova Scotia 11May 2020

UPDATE May 16, 2020: On Friday, May 15, 2020, Lands & Forestry Minister Iain Rankin was interviewed on CBC’s Information Morning (Halifax) regarding the comments of Shelly Hipson on May 11 (below) about the HPF (High Production Forestry) proposals for … Continue reading

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Nervousness about forestry practices in Nova Scotia continues 10May2020

There’s not a lot happening on the forests and forestry front these days with The Mill down and Covid19 lockdowns. However, L&F continues to put out plans for harvesting on the HPMV and, presumably, some related activity is happening on … Continue reading

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