Category Archives: hardwoods

Lessons from New Hampshire: clearcutting on acidified soil reduces sugar maple regeneration, favours beech

And in Nova Scotia, after the feller bunchers have gone, and with them, the sugar maple and the birds nests and the salamander habitat, silence reigns supreme, especially the silence from NSDNR on the subject of forest soil nutrient deficits … Continue reading

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Port Hawkesbury Paper responds to concerns about harvesting in the Loon Lake area

I received today PHP’s public response to concerns about harvesting in the Loon Lake area. It is provided below as received (except that the PDF text is converted to WordPress text). We (the public) and PHP (as cited below) are … Continue reading

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More positive news: Cape Breton hardwood initiative

View Creating a Cape Breton brand of top-quality hardwood by Aaron Berwick, Chronicle Herald, Feb 25, 2018 (online; in print on Feb 26) Subtitle: Breton Forest Innovation Co-op aims to raise industry from the ashes Two hardwood flooring manufacturers and … Continue reading

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