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Viewing entries posted in April 2016

NS researcher gives up decade-long search for elusive cougar

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 29 April 2016

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After a decade of searching, a researcher working in Kejimkujik National Park in western NS has given up the hunt for the elusive eastern cougar.

Read more ... http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/kejimkujik-cougar-research-ghost-chris-mccarthy-1.3556466

Point Tupper biomass plant no longer required to run 24/7

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 18 April 2016

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The province has recently amended the renewable electricity regulations so that NSPI's biomass plant no longer has to operate around the clock.

Read more ... http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/biomass-nova-scotia-power-nsp-electricity-rates-wood-1.3527202

NS government accepts forest lands in exchange for debt owed by western NS lumber company

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 4 April 2016

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The NS government has accepted 3242 hectares of forest land in western Nova Scotia as debt payment from Freeman and Son, a Queens Co. sawmiller. The lands have been valued at approximately $3.6 million.

Read more ... http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1352950-n.s.-accepts-forestry-land-as-debt-payment-from-lumber-company

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