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Viewing entries posted in March 2014

Budworm could be heading back to Nova Scotia

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 21 March 2014

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A pervasive pest is finalizing travel plans to return to the province. The spruce budworm, which affected 1.2 million hectares of provincial woodland, mostly in Cape Breton, in the 1970s and 1980s, is ravaging a significant amount of Quebec forest and is now en route to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

Read more ... http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1195156-budworm-could-be-on-its-way-back-to-our-forests

Bowater Mersey's assets up for auction

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 10 March 2014

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If you’re looking for a newsprint paper machine, electrical transformer or even a lathe, you might want to consider a trip to Queens County this week.
Read more ... http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1192287-bowater-mersey-s-assets-up-for-auction

If you’re looking for a newsprint paper machine, electrical transformer or even a lathe, you might want to consider a trip to Queens County this week.

Read more ... http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1192287-bowater-mersey-s-assets-up-for-auction

Moose migration corridor expands

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 6 March 2014

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The Nature Conservancy of Canada has received another 83 hectares of private land to help it promote cross-border moose love at the boundary of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

Read more ... http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/moose-sex-corridor-expands-with-land-donation-1.2561987

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