Category Archives: Conservation

Shady Accounting and Vanishing Forests on Nova Scotia’s Crown Lands 14Jul2024

By Nina Newington SUMMARY To justify the sacrifice of biodiversity in the 10% of Crown land to be consigned to High Production Forestry under the Forest Triad, the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources and Renewables (DNRR) tells us that … 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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