Category Archives: L&F

Jan 11, 2019: A repeat of the Corbett-Dalhousie Lake (Nova Scotia) fiasco?

On Annapolis Royal & Area – Environment & Ecology late Jan 11, 2019: “SHARING — Just saw this on another forest thread. Where have we seen this before!!. Sounds like what has happened at Corbett-Dalhousie Lake!!! What an outrage to … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia L&F Minister Rankin again joins discussion on Social Media 9Jan2019, ends it abruptly

Healthy Forest Coalition, Jan 9, 2019: The following took place in just over an hour beginning at approx 6:30 pm; this post made at 7:50 p.m. SH shared a post. Minister Iain Rankin expects Nova Scotians, who care about our … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Healthy Forest Coalition: The Story of the Corbett Lake Affair and the Erosion of Trust in the Public Process

“Overall this is another example of mismanagement of our natural resources┬áby the Department of Lands and Forestry particularly in the context of the Lahey report which calls for major forestry reform and reform of LAF procedures and policy” From Healthy … Continue reading

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A WestFor 5 year plan emerges in Shelburne

It was observed on the Shelburne Municipality council chamber wall. Why are such plans not shared with the public at large? UPDATE Jan 7, 2019: Minister Rankin joins the discussion ——- Shelly Hipson has posted, on the Healthy Forests Coalition … Continue reading

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FYI: Nova Scotia L&F/WestFor Agreement FOIPOPed

Back on Oct 4, I asked While we wait for the government to respond to the Independent Review, what agreement is in place with WestFor? I got the answer from a Nov 5 CBC interview: CBC interviews reveal WestFor got … Continue reading

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WestFor/Nova Scotia L&F’s 19 meter “Road to Nowhere”

A discovery by the Annapolis Co. Nova Scotia folks that harvesting on Crown lands proposed for harvest had, apparently, already begun, preceded by construction of some pretty massive roads including a 19 meter “Road to Nowhere” -Update Dec 31, 2018: … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Map Viewer folks acknowledge possible Old Growth amongst proposed harvest parcels

Received as a subscriber to the Harvest Plan Map Viewer: referencing these parcels:

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Nova Scotia L&F Minister Iain Rankin joins social media discussion about further cuts of Old Growth

This is progress of some sort. At least the Minister is communicating more openly with the public than his recent predecessors, so he is hearing from the mice out there and yonder and not only the Big Cats in his … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia L&F searching for Director, Corporate Development

Will developing “a culture of transparency and accountability” (Lahey Report) be amongst the responsibilities? View Job Description. A copy of the text is pasted below. The position was posted Dec 4, 2018, “Apply By: 12/18/2018”. It’s not clear if this … Continue reading

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