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Presentation/workshop on Landbird Species-at-Risk also at Annapolis Royal on March 5 and Sydney on March 7

As previously announced, the Pictou Co Naturalist’s Club is hosting this presentation/workshop: The Pictou Co Naturalists will be hosting Dr. Cindy Staicer from Dalhousie University Tues Mar 6, 6:30 pm at the New Glasgow Library, 182 Dalhousie St., New Glascow. … Continue reading

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Presentation/workshop on Landbird Species-at-Risk, Pictou March 6, 2018

From a post by Ken McKenna of the Pictou Co Naturalist’s Club on the NtureNS listserv: The Pictou Co Naturalists will be hosting Dr. Cindy Staicer from Dalhousie University Tues Mar 6, 6:30 pm at the New Glasgow Library, 182 … Continue reading

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Carbon Opportunities Conference in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia March 7 & 8, 2018

A notice has been circulating about a Maritime Forest Carbon Opportunity Conference, sponsored by the Nova Scotia Landowners and Forest Fibre Producers Association (NSLFFPA) and the Cape Breton Privateland Partnership (CBPP) to be held in Port Hawkesbury March 7 and … Continue reading

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A day of mourning for Nova Scotia’s forests & wildlife

In an op-ed, Donna Crossland of the Healthy Forest Coalition writes about the losses being mourned at the “Forest Funeral” taking place today in Halifax. When bobcat and fisher lose their homes through clearcutting, seldom can they move elsewhere to … Continue reading

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Thurs July 28 – Sun July 30, 2017: Great Canadian Lumberjack Celebration

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Thursday June 1: Nova Scotia wildlife advocate to talk on forestry 2 days post election

UPDATE (June 3, 2017) I missed this just pre-election Letters and Editorials item in the CH May 30, 2017: an Op-ed by Dale Smith (“The environment shell game“) in which he expresses skepticism about the environmental commitments made by the … Continue reading

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FAO promotes forests and energy for International Day of Forests, Mar 21

“The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to … Continue reading

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Upcoming presentations/discussions

Sunday Mar 19, 2017: ‘Clear cut’- Harm to our Woodlands discussion Presentation by Donna Crossland, BSc, BEd, MScF. 7-9pm at Myrtle and Rosie’s Cafe 1880 Clementsvale Rd., Bear River. More events March 23, March 27 and April 2, 2017 View … Continue reading

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Sunday, March 5, 2017: Council of Canadians Panel #2: Clearcutting – What’s Happening to Our NS Forests?

UPDATE: Meeting postponed because of weather, to April 2, 2017. See Events From Facebook Page: A Panel Discussion followed by Q & A on Clearcutting: The Impact on Forest Ecology & Climate Change 2 p.m. at Inverness Volunteer Fire Hall, … Continue reading

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Why to not believe the Nova Scotia government on extent and impacts of clear cutting

In an op-ed today (Sat, Jan 14, 2017), forest ecologist Donna Crossland states the concerns about clearcutting clearly and simply. She begins with two satellite images showing a startling level of clearcutting in the Cloud Lake area between 2001 and … Continue reading

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