Consultations

A new section to help keep track of post-Lahey Report Consultations
‘working on it

Subsections (So far)
Old Growth
Forest Management Guide
High Production Forestry
Environmental Assessment

Bill Lahey’s Report on progress

Independent Evaluation of Implementation of the Forest Practices Report for Nova Scotia
– William Lahey, Nov 2021. Released by NRR Nov 30, 2021

Attachments to the Independent Evaluation of Implementation of the Forest Practices Report for Nova Scotia
Nov 2021. Released by NRR Nov 30, 2021

L&F/NRR Priority Ecological Forestry Projects
“Project teams made up of department employees and external experts like scientists, researchers, academics and subject-matter experts are working on several key projects related to ecological forestry. These projects were identified as foundational priorities. The department is committed to engaging stakeholders and the public to gather their input on these projects.” – Ecological Forestry Implementation June 25, 2019 update
*Asterisked Projects were in the initial group of Projects announced on June 25, 2019

Name of Project Consultations Conducted or expected
Forest Management Guide*
  • Targeted stakeholder engagement on policy and proposed changes in Summer 2019
  • Targeted stakeholder consultation on revised draft in March 2020
  • Public consultation on the revised guide in Winter 2021
  • A completed, final Guide released in July 2021

“Next Step”: Implementation

High Production Forestry*
  • Public consultation via general release of Phase 1 Discussion paper in Winter 2020
  • Targeted stakeholder consultations held in-person and virtually in Spring 2020
  • Public release of HPF Phase 1 Final Report including site selection & ranking criteria in Summer 2021.   As yet (Dec 2021), no release of proposed HPF sites
Old Forest Policy*
  • Targeted stakeholder consultation on new Old Growth Forest Policy in2020-2021
  • Public Consultation (limited to a request for feedback) Nov-De 2021
Natural Disturbance Regimes* Apparently, no stakeholder or public consultations envisaged. A request for a stakeholder consultation was denied.
Environmental Assessment “stakeholder consultation” only
Outcomes-Forestry* Apparently, no stakeholder or public consultations envisaged.
Reporting on the State of the Forest Apparently, no stakeholder or public consultations envisaged.
Small Scale Wood Energy Initiative* Apparently, no stakeholder or public consultations envisaged.
Species at Risk* Apparently, no stakeholder or public consultations envisaged.
Silviculture Program Review Apparently, no stakeholder or public consultations envisaged.



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