Woodlot owners in SW Nova Scotia say Westfor lease works against them

Western Crown lands, modified from CPAWS map (2012)

Western Crown lands, modified from CPAWS map (2012)

“It’s been nearly a year since a consortium of Nova Scotian mills and forestry companies formed WestFor Management Inc. but concerns about what the company means for the industry aren’t letting up.

“Travis Parsons, one of the largest private woodlot owners in Nova Scotia, says WestFor is one of the causes of an influx of wood on the market, a problem that’s driving prices down and keeping foresters like him from selling their wood.”

Read more in LighthouseNow (Nov 30, 2016)

Thx to PP for forwarding this one.
For some background, see Western Crown Lands

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