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  • Forestry: Chipping our forests on the cheap

    Public land and wildlife continue to be destroyed, yet are absent from industry costs Pulp companies use softwoods like spruce to manufacture paper products. They obtain leases to cut wood on Crown land, in forests owned by the public. The leases allow them to cut hardwood trees on Crown land. When other energy prices, such […]

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  • Presentation to the Independent Review of Forest Practices

    Yesterday, December 7, 2017 a delegation from Friends of Nature made a presentation to the Independent Review of Forest Practices, led by Professor Bill Lahey. Our presentation was well received and resulted in a healthy discussion with Mr Lahey. A copy of our brief is follows . . . December 7, 2017 Presentation to Bill […]

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  • Silver Donald Cameron’s Eulogy for Rudy Haase

    On Friday November 24th 2017 the Friends of Nature and Olga Milosevich co-hosted a wonderful Celebration of Life for our dear friend and Founder Rudy Haase. Over 200 of Rudy’s admirers attended an afternoon of inspirational speakers: Leif Haase, Honourable Denise Peterson Rafuse,  Bonnie Sutherland from Nova Scotia Nature Trust, Silver Donald Cameron, and Elizabeth […]

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  • Eulogy for the Forest

    Below is the Eulogy for the Forest given by Bob Bancroft at the recent Funeral for the Forest. The Funeral was a protest march organized by the Healthy Forest Coalition of which FON is a founding member. FON were well represented at the Funeral. WHERE HAVE ALL THE GOOD FORESTS GONE? Dear friends of the forest, Mi’kmaq […]

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