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Viewing entries posted in January 2015

Community forest gets boost

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 31 January 2015

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The province is contributing $274,000 to a community forest project in Annapolis County to be managed by Medway Community Forest Co-operative Ltd.

Read more ... http://thechronicleherald.ca/business/1266503-forest-project-gets-boost-from-the-province

How do small birds survive the winter?

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 30 January 2015

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With obstacles like severe weather conditions, predation by larger animals and food shortages, how do small birds survive the winter?

Find out here... http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150127100159.htm.

MTRI wraps up a decade of service

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 28 January 2015

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The tenth anniversary year is over for the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute, a Queens County jewel located in Kempt.

Read more ... http://www.theadvance.ca/Opinion/Columnists/2015-01-25/article-4019701/COLUMN-Ten-productive-years-for-a-Queens-County-jewel/1

Flooring mill owner talks about decision to close

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 6 January 2015

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Why did Finewood Flooring and Lumber on Cape Breton call it quits?

Hear more ... http://www.cbc.ca/informationmorningcb/2015/01/05/out-of-the-woods/

 

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