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Coastal Black Spruce, Climate Change and Lake Aluminum levels are topics of upcoming MTRI webinars 11Aug2020

From the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute, Aug 10, 2020: “We have 3 more presentations as part of our Summer Webinar Series for the month of August! Registration is as easy as emailing emma.beaton@merseytobeatic.ca to receive the ZOOM link”

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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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More MCFC Webinars July 7-21: Irregular Shelterwood, Backcountry, Migratory Birds & Forestry, Edible & Medicinal Plants 27Jun2020

I am not one given to attending meetings and lectures whether in-person or online, but I had no difficulty taking in every minute of the first three presentations & discussions in the Medway Community Forest Co-op webinar series. Below are … Continue reading

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Upcoming MCFC webinars should shed some light on L&F responses to Lahey recommendations 14June2020

Some text added & editing June 15 am, 2020 A lot is expected from application of an Environmental Assessment process to Crown land forestry operations in Nova Scotia We are not hearing much from L&F these days, except for the … Continue reading

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A very appropriate Happy World Environment Day message 5June2020

Wayne Neily of Tremont, Nova Scotia, posted a very appropriate Happy Environment Day Message on the Nova Scotia Bird News Happy 50th World Environment Day everyone. At least, most of us have made it to another one, although the earth … Continue reading

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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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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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