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  • Our Youngest Board Member Won 2 Volunteer Awards!

    Dear Friends: Friends of Nature are proud to report that Maria Kirby Breen, our youngest Board Member and our Membership Director, has received both a Volunteer Award from the Municipality of the District of Chester and the Youth Volunteer Award for all of Nova Scotia. This picture shows Maria about to receive the award from […]

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  • ECO-RALLY #2 – PICTOU RISING! A Conversation with Joan Baxter

    Dear Friends, Please join us for ECO-RALLY #2 – PICTOU RISING! “A Conversation with Joan Baxter”! When: TUESDAY, APRIL 2– 7PM Where: MARGARET’S CENTRE, 2 WESTWOOD BLVD., UPPER TANTALLON, NS  Incisive, no nonsense, take no prisoners. Joan Baxter’s brilliant exposé “The Mill – Fifty Years of Pulp and Protest” tells the story of shocking government/industry collusion and a community […]

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  • Legal Action for Nova Scotia’s Species at Risk

    Dear Friends: Jamie Simpson, one of our board members, is acting for Bob Bancroft and three other groups in launching this action to require the NS Government to  live up to their legislated requirement to protect species at risk. Friends of Nature fully supports this action. Great work Jamie and Bob! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, […]

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  • 64th Annual General Meeting Recap

    Dear Friends, Friends of Nature held our 64th Annual General Meeeting on October 11, 2018 in Chester NS. The meeting was followed by a showing by the Ecology Action Centre of the excellent documentary on the evils of Biomass electrical generation titled “Burned”. The documentary was followed by a discussion lead by our friend Ray […]

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  • Lahey Report Critiques

    Dear Friends: Our colleague Ray Plourde from the Ecology Action Centre has released a detailed critique of the Lahey Report on forestry practices. The Lahey report was released to Government in August of this year. As of today no comments have been received from Government. Here are links to Ray’s critique, a critique from Healthy Forests […]

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