Monthly Archives: July 2020

Dale Prest to give MCFC webinar on Fighting Climate Change with Forests on Wed Aug 5, more in the series and view those already given 29July2020

Update Aug 6, 2020: A video archive of Dale’s presentation is available at https://youtu.be/bAJDBB4mWo0 ————————– Coming up next week: Intro to the Forest Series: Fighting Climate Change with Forests – how do we get there? by Dale Prest. Wednesday, August … Continue reading

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Saturday is Parks Day, Lots to celebrate but Nova Scotia is no longer a leader 16July2020

Saturday is our National and Nova Scotia Parks Day. It’s a day to celebrate and reflect on our Parks and Protected Areas (PPA). CPAWS, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, released its annual Parks Report Healthy Nature Healthy People, yesterday … Continue reading

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Ornithologist talks about Migratory Birds and Forestry in Nova Scotia 15Jul2020

I hope that Prof. Staicer’s presentation is widely viewed – and assimilated There is a lot of info about birds that is well known to birdwatchers when you talk to them, but is often hard to access or to fully … Continue reading

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The Right to a Healthy Planet 13July2020

Birdlife International is calling on the UN to add the right to a healthy natural environment to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, more specifically to Vote to include the right to a healthy natural environment at the UN Human … Continue reading

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MTRI Summer Seminar Series features Forest Biodiversity Management , Recreational Fisheries, Legal Context of “Habitat”, Highways/Landscape Connectivity 6Jul2020

Amongst some of the positive things we are learning to do in the Covid-19 era is near GHG-free meetings, discussions, lectures etc. I have been really enjoying the Medway Community Forest Coop Seminar Series and now MTRI (Mersey Tobeatic Research … Continue reading

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L&F looking for Area Manager/member of Regional Management Team to lead program delivery in the Yarmouth and Digby offices 3Jul2020

From Jobs Nova Scotia: About Our Opportunity The Department of Lands and Forestry is seeking a dynamic Area Manager to lead program delivery in the Yarmouth and Digby offices. Through the effective leadership of staff and resources, you will be … Continue reading

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What a Canada Day gift: Cliffs of Fundy to become a designated UNESCO Global Geopark 1July2020

UPDATE: – It’s official! Cliffs of Fundy, Bonavista Peninsula named UNESCO Global Geoparks Emma Davie, Emily Chung ยท CBC News July 10, 2020 ———– There are so many special places in Nova Scotia. Twenty years ago or so, I fell … Continue reading

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