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JD Irving looking for Forest Products Truck Driver (Class 1) 25Jan2022

“J.D. Irving, Limited, NS Woodlands Division is currently seeking candidates for Forest Products Truck Driver (Class 1) . Operations will take place within Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Forest Products Truck Driver will be expected to operate the Truck in … Continue reading

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On logging of Crown land parcel AP068499 Beals Meadow, Nova Scotia: 1. Google Earth and Global Forest Watch images reveal extent of clearcutting in the vicinity 23Jan2022

Exploration of the circumstances surrounding the decision to log AP068499 Beals Meadow raises more questions than answers. NRR could provide at least some of the answers. Currently there is a stand-off between the Nova Scotia Government/NS Dept of Natural Resources … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia FSC (Forestry Sector Council) seeking Committee Members 22 Jan 2022

 The Forestry Sector Council posted this notice  on linkedin.com: Are you interested in serving the forestry industry in developing its workforce in Nova Scotia? We are seeking subject matter experts to serve on the following Advisory Committees: – Workforce (labour/human … Continue reading

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A second Line in the Sand of Crown land forests in Annapolis Co. 20 Jan2022

Early on, in fact on Day 2 of the Last Hope Wildlife Corridor Encampment /Protest, a senior bureaucrat at Nova Scotia Natural Resources and Renewables stated clearly they were not about to change direction in regard to Crown land block … Continue reading

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PC Government moving ahead with protection of Owl’s Head and protection of 20% of Nova Scotia by 2030 18Jan2022

Good News worth noting  In an article on saltwire.com today, reporter Francis Campbell cited the  Minister of Natural Resources and Renewables Tory Rushton’s comments on Owls Head* ________ *Owl’s Head is a 285-hectare area of Crown land on the Eastern … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Forest Sector Council offers training to address shortage in skilled forestry machine operators 13Jan2022

The Forest Sector Council of Nova Scotia is seeking candidates to participate in its Forestry Machine Operator Training Program. The forestry machine operator training program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as mechanized forest equipment operators. The specialized nature … Continue reading

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From the Netherlands Re: Harvest Plan AP068499: Beal’s Brook, Nova Scotia 6Jan2022

I saw this letter from Sandy Martin, a Nova Scotian currently living in the Netherlands, posted on Annapolis Royal & Area – Environment & Ecology (Public Group Facebook Page) and messaged Sandy to ask if I could post it, also … Continue reading

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2021 Mainland Moose Recovery Plan excludes Chebucto Peninsula from areas of Core Habitat management 5Jan2021

Summary Summary Historically moose in the the Bowater-Mersey St. Margarets Bay lands  were considered contiguous with the population on the Chebucto Peninsula  and  together formed  one of the four Core Population Areas recognized in 2012. The 2021 Mainland Moose Recovery … Continue reading

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NatureNS asks Nova Scotians to support the new Mainland Moose Recovery Plan 5Jan2021

NatureNS’s endorsement of the plan is significant as Nature NS has been highly critical of L&F’s management of the Mainland Moose and was one of three naturalist groups that took the province to court over this issue  in 2019 – … Continue reading

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It is Christmas Eve and bitterly cold at the Last Hope Wildlife Corridor encampment 24Dec2021

Thank you, Extinction Rebellion Mi’kma’ki / Nova Scotia and all of the folks at the Last Hope Wildlife Corridor Encampment and helping to maintain it for giving many of us in Mi’kma’ki hope on this Christmas Eve that we can … Continue reading

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