Doc. a Forest

What one can do to document the state of a NS Crown land forest, before or after logging

Drafting (June 2, 2019)….

“What can we do?” is a common question many Nova Scotians ask when they are frustrated by the extent and intensity of logging on Crown lands in Nova Scotia, or just by a clearcut next door.

One response – do some documentation of a Crown land forest or forest stand that you value, preferably before it is harvested (or even before it’s on the books to be harvested), but documenting the state of a forest stand after it is harvested can be also be informative.

Annapolis Co. folks have been leading the way in such documentation over the last 9 months or so, and I will ‘borrow’ lots of ideas and examples from them.

Before a stand is harvested, or before it’s intensively harvested