Category Archives: Wabanaki Forest

On logging of Crown land parcel AP068499 Beals Meadow, Nova Scotia: 1. Google Earth and Global Forest Watch images reveal extent of clearcutting in the vicinity 23Jan2022

Exploration of the circumstances surrounding the decision to log AP068499 Beals Meadow raises more questions than answers. NRR could provide at least some of the answers. Currently there is a stand-off between the Nova Scotia Government/NS Dept of Natural Resources … Continue reading

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A second Line in the Sand of Crown land forests in Annapolis Co. 20 Jan2022

Early on, in fact on Day 2 of the Last Hope Wildlife Corridor Encampment /Protest, a senior bureaucrat at Nova Scotia Natural Resources and Renewables stated clearly they were not about to change direction in regard to Crown land block … Continue reading

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From the Netherlands Re: Harvest Plan AP068499: Beal’s Brook, Nova Scotia 6Jan2022

I saw this letter from Sandy Martin, a Nova Scotian currently living in the Netherlands, posted on Annapolis Royal & Area – Environment & Ecology (Public Group Facebook Page) and messaged Sandy to ask if I could post it, also … Continue reading

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It is Christmas Eve and bitterly cold at the Last Hope Wildlife Corridor encampment 24Dec2021

Thank you, Extinction Rebellion Mi’kma’ki / Nova Scotia and all of the folks at the Last Hope Wildlife Corridor Encampment and helping to maintain it for giving many of us in Mi’kma’ki hope on this Christmas Eve that we can … Continue reading

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Nina Newington/XR Mi’kmaki/NS: It takes a while 22Dec2021

In a few words and images, a short video made by Nina Newington for Extinction Rebellion Mi’kma’ki / Nova Scotia at the Last Hope Wildlife Corridor Encampment Dec 18, 2021  conveys a deep sense of ‘what it’s all about”. From the … Continue reading

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Maritime Forest Accord: “a hub for people to share approaches to forest care that put community and climate benefits first” 20Dec2021

It is an encouraging sign that we don’t have to wait for government to lead in these sorts of initiatives Received yesterday from Rebecca Jacobs, Digital Communications Coordinator for Community Forests International: The Maritime Forest Accord is a movement and … Continue reading

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Newly established Nova Scotia Working Woodlands Trust fills a void in land conservation 15Dec2021

Some really Good News for the Wabanaki Forest, private landowners and all of us in Nova Scotia: the Medway Community Forest Cooperative announces a new Land Trust that will allow working woodlot owners with a commitment to long-term, ecologically oriented … Continue reading

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Day 13 at the Last Hope Wildlife Corridor Encampment: Perry Munro on how Bowater valued this land 14Dec2021

“With over half a century of experience as a fishing and hunting guide, Perry Munro is an absolute treasure trove of knowledge. In addition to guiding, Perry is also an extremely accomplished outdoor author and artist*… ” and a lot … Continue reading

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Nina Newington: Thoughts on Day 12 at the Last Hope Wildlife Corridor Encampment 13Dec2021

And a pictorial summary of these last 12 days Received from NN this a.m., also posted on XR-NS Facebook Page: (Photos are from from this current post and other posts on XR-NS): “Practicalities ruled in the early part of the … Continue reading

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Comments on the draft Nova Scotia Old Growth Forest Policy: Annapolis Ecology Group founder Bev Wigney 7Dec2021

Received from Bev Wigney, this a.m. My comments: 1.) Determination of, protection of, and oversight of Old Growth Forest stands should be removed from the control of the Dept of Natural Resources and Renewables and moved to the control of … Continue reading

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