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Lichen Camp Day 127: symbiosis is always the topic 7Jul2024

Wrote Nina Newington on  Jul 6, 2024: As word spreads about the camp and our work to protect this area, we get an ever more interesting mix of visitors, from Antonija Livingstone, performance artist living in France, to Haeweon Yi … Continue reading

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On our Wabanaki Forest 21Jun2024

On June 21, 2024, we in the northern hemisphere  celebrate the summer solstice, as our ancestors have done since prehistoric times. Since June 21, 2017, the day is also known as Canada’s National Indigenous Peoples Day: In cooperation with Indigenous … Continue reading

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Fourteen students completed the first official tree marking course in Nova Scotia 20Jun2024

Guest Post by Minga O’Brien Tree marking is an integral step in partial harvesting systems geared towards managing for quality timber products, and healthy forest habitats. From June 4-7, 2024, it was my pleasure to be an instructor for a … Continue reading

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Feedback sought on Wood Pellet Association of Canada’s Regional Risk Assessment for sourcing biomass from Nova Scotia’s harvestable forest land base 16Jun2024

Please, all stakeholders, register and review this RRA (Regional Risk Assessment). A wide range of stakeholders is considered relevant. One of the ways I attempt to keep up with News related to forests and forestry in Nova Scotia is by … Continue reading

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On the Northern Pulp Agreement with the Nova Scotia Government 9Jun2024

Guest Post by Helga Guderley The last thing that we need is a secretive multinational corporation milking provincial subsidies while taking the last of our standing forests. On May 23, 2024 we learned that the government reached a tentative agreement … Continue reading

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Hello world!

  Welcome to Nova Scotia Forest Matters.  We are just setting up. We will officially launch/publicize the website when we have some significant content and posts, perhaps circa June 20. In the meantime, the content and layout is in Draft … Continue reading

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