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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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  • “Burned” Documentary Screening and Annual General Meeting

    Would you like to know more about the devastating effects of clear cutting our forests to provide fodder for giant electrical generating furnaces not only in here Nova Scotia but also in Europe, as we export shiploads of wood chips there??? The Friends of Nature, Canada’s oldest environmental conservation group, in collaboration with the Ecology […]

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    Burned Documentary
  • No Pipe Protest Pictou

    Friends of Nature was well represented at last Friday’s No Pipe Protest in Pictou. Brad Armstrong and Syd Dumaresq from the Friends of Nature Board were there as well as many of our members and friends from sister organizations. Congratulations to Ray Plourde and the EAC and others for getting thousands of people and 300 […]

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  • Forest Alerts – NOPIPE – Pictou Mill Rally – July 6

    Dear Friends, Friends of Nature strongly supports this No Pipe Rally. The idea of piping that pollution from the mill in Pictou into the Northumberland Strait is ludicrous. Keep reading below for more information. Best regards Syd Dumaresq, Chair, Friends of Nature. The Healthy Forest Coalition Presents: Forest Alerts Your help is needed! Please make plans […]

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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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