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Viewing entries posted in June 2016

Ecologist warns that decline of boreal felt lichen an indicator of declining forest health

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 24 June 2016

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An ecologist with the NS Department of Environment warns that the steep projected decline of endangered boreal felt lichen over the next 25 years is an indicator of declining forest health in NS.

Read more ... http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/boreal-felt-lichen-decline-1.3649146

Port Hawkesbury Paper to lay off over half of their employees for a week

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 20 June 2016

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Due to poor market conditions, the Point Tupper mill will be laying off over half of their employees for one week.

Read more ... http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2016-06-17/article-4563276/More-than-half-of-employees-at-Cape-Breton-paper-mill-to-be-laid-off-for-one-week/1

Five Islands residents voice concern over fire risk

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 9 June 2016

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Residents of Five Islands have become concerned that cooking sites and campfires in the Five Islands Provincial Park pose increased risks of wildfire to surrounding private woodland during open fire bans.

Read more ... http://www.trurodaily.com/News/Local/2016-05-27/article-4542088/Concerns-raised-over-fire-risk-at-Five-Islands-Provincial-Park/1

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