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Viewing entries posted in October 2013
Plourde: We're feeding this monster our forests
Along with electricity, the biomass plant at Point Tupper generates controversy.
Earthworms and forest soils
Vermont scientists ponder the good, the bad and the ugly about earthworms.
New minister of natural resources named
Zach Churchill, MLA for Yarmouth, has been named Minister of Natural Resources. Welcome and best wishes!
Thievery in PEI's woods
Walk a few steps into any forested area on Prince Edward Island and the chances are good that you will encounter a low-growing shrub with flat green needles called the eastern yew.
Cimate change impacts complex, varied
Climate change affects forests across North America -- in some cases permitting insect outbreaks, plant diseases, wildfires and other problems. But Dartmouth researchers say warmer temperatures are also making many forests grow faster and some less susceptible to pests, which could boost forest health and acreage, timber harvests, carbon storage, water recycling and other forest benefits in some areas.
NB-NS moose corridor receives funding
The Nature Conservancy of Canada has received a $52,753 donation to promote interprovincial moose love between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
A new non-timber forest product?
Here's yet another way that wood can enhance our lives. Should we add ambience to the list of non-timber forest products?
Albino moose shot in Cape Breton
Mi'kmaq communities in Cape Breton are upset after hunters shot a rare albino moose last week.
The election and the environment
Want to know what Nova Scotia's parties say about the environment?
Death of a spruce tree
Scientists study black spruce growth, death and carbon storage in the boreal forest.