Category Archives: Social Media

Healthy Forest Coalition thanks Minister Rankin for first steps towards protection of the Ingram River Wilderness Area 14Jan2019

It’s good news for sure, but doesn’t reduce the demand to see changes, à la Lahey Report, in management of all Crown land currently subject to harvest On Healthy Forest Coalition Facebook Page: ML: I hope that this case serves … Continue reading

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Soren Bondrup-Neilsen 13Jan2019: 1% Old Growth will not maintain all the species that depend on older forests

One per cent old-growth forest will not maintain all the species that depend on older forests – well funded Professional Protester Chronicle Herald on-line Opinions- Premium content Jan.11, 2019 Soren Bondrup-Neilsen Published: 18 hours ago . Some extracts from Healthy … Continue reading

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Has a conversation about forestry in Nova Scotia that is needed but difficult and awkward begun?

I am wondering if L&F’s next hire will be an expert in Social Media I have commented recently on L&F Minister Rankin’s participation in Social Media discussion about forestry and lauded that participation. He left quite abruptly when something irked … Continue reading

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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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Forestry Maps responds to recent criticisms

Some background: news!!! letter from Iain Rankin about the Corbett-Dalhousie Lake forest!! Jan 11, 2019 Posted on January 11, 2019 More posts From Forestry Maps Verbatim: Forestry Maps <ForestryMaps@novascotia.ca> . Jan. 11 at 2:46 p.m. Update on parcels AP08637B and … Continue reading

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nsforestnotes.ca may be a little slow on the uptake for a while

nsforestnotes may be a little slow on the uptake for a while. I have to say, the back and forth over the last 3 weeks or so has been hard to keep up with even though I am “capturing” only … Continue reading

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news!!! letter from Iain Rankin about the Corbett-Dalhousie Lake forest!! Jan 11, 2019

The following are verbatim from Bev Wigney, moderator of the Annapolis Royal & Area – Environment & Ecology public Facebook Page; item posted on that site at about noon today (Fri Jan 11, 2019) NEWS!!! NEWS!!! NEWS!!! JUST RECEIVED THE … Continue reading

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Two videos on Social Media say a lot about how people and wildlife feel about loss of natural habitat in Nova Scotia

& Can people be forgiven for confusing clearcutting and deforestation? #1 About deforestation in progress in Halifax The Halifax Urban Forest Master Plan (UFMP), a lot of it developed in collaboration with Prof Peter Duinker & Co. at Dalhousie University … 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 Woodland Owner of the Year Award in 2017 on Social Media 7Jan2019 to defend Northern Pulp

UPDATE JAN 11, 2019: Peter Spicer’s piece below made it to the Chronicle Herald (requires subscription) yesterday under the title ” OPINION: Give Northern Pulp a chance to succeed; rural jobs hang in balance” —————————- “Everyone seems to have an … Continue reading

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