Category Archives: clearcuts

Is Nova Scotia Lands & Forestry recycling proposed Crown land harvests that were previously rejected? 4May2021

From Bev Wigney To Forestry Maps, May 4, 2021: Why are these parcels (#AP068726 and #AP0998) up for approval again? These parcels were removed in 2014 after the community of Annapolis Royal spent several months having them removed – although … Continue reading

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Highlighting: “Migrant Songs Of Spring” 5Apr2021

Migrant Songs Of Spring Article by Scott Leslie in the current issue (April/May 2021) of Saltscapes Magazine, available as a sample. He describes with photos and text the “beautiful vagabonds” singing their songs as they rejoice in another Atlantic Spring, … Continue reading

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Five Big Victories of Big Forestry versus the ‘Biodiversity Lobby’ in Nova Scotia, one pending 25Mar2021

Big Forestry has managed to get a taboo on regulating just about anything on private lands in Nova Scotia and to continue to get what it wants from our Crown (public) lands while degrading their ecological and social value. It … Continue reading

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Rankin Government: “No plans to bring an interim moratorium while they work on implementing Lahey” – CBC 17Mar2021

UPDATES – Why we need a clearcutting moratorium – a brief history lesson David Patriquin in the Nova Scotia Advocate, Apr 4, 2021 Forest Nova Scotia & the 6 to 1 Fillmore Slam Dunk (video) The Naturalist, Apr 2, 2021 … Continue reading

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Nina Newington on the revised SGEM for Nova Scotia: some big improvements and some trap doors 15Feb2021

Nina’s comments are another example of Nova Scotians taking the time to carefully examine proposed changes  in forest management on our Crown lands in response to the Lahey Report and to offer thoughtful, constructive suggestions on how to improve them.  … Continue reading

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Nina Newington Notes from Court #2 — the Illusion of Consent, February 5th, 2021

Nina Newington’s post on Extinction rebellion Nova Scotia (Public Facebook Page) today: “Background: I spent the day in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court on January 26th, observing WestFor’s application to extend the temporary injunction they were granted in December against … Continue reading

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Mike Lancaster’s thoughtful words about the Westfor video defending their forestry practices/moose management 31Jan2021

Following their day in court on Jan 26, 2021 to argue their case for “continuance of a court order against protesters who have been trying to stop clear cutting in public forests” (CBC, Jan 26, 2021), WestFor posted a video … Continue reading

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Cutting Moose Country# 1 in Nina Newington’s Notes From Court 30Jan2021

From a post by Nina Newington on Extinction Rebellion  Nova Scotia (public Facebook Group): “I spent the day in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court on January 26th, observing WestFor’s application to extend the temporary injunction they were granted in December … Continue reading

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Bev Wigney on Parcel ID # IN205583 (Cape Breton Highlands) 25Jan2021

Says Bev Wigney, “Why don’t you leave something for dessert?” Or, just perhaps, for the Next Seven Generations. Bev Wigney, today, on Annapolis Royal & Area – Environment & Ecology, a public Facebook Group. (Bolding inserted): Hello Forestry Maps Entity, … Continue reading

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Forest Nova Scotia’s “simple math” underscores key issue for success or failure of Government’s implementation of Lahey Recommendations: How much wood is to be taken from Crown lands? 22Jan 2021

UPDATE; Comment by Nina Newington on ‘what I actually said” Big Forestry in Nova Scotia, well represented by Forest Nova Scotia, and WestFor and  their individual advocates rarely comment in public in any detail on controversial  issues except for the  … Continue reading

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