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  • Two New Biomass Proposals

    Dear Friends: Ken MacRury and I attended a presentation on a Bridgewater biomass proposal and a Dalhousie Agriculture Campus biomass proposal. The presentations were organized by the Ecology Action Centre. Here are my thoughts: Both proposals are co-generation and both are Comfit. Dal will sell power to the grid @ $.17/kwh and will heat the […]

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  • Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Urban Park Update

    Dear Friends, Last night I attended the public meeting on the Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Urban Park. I have never seen so many angry, but well behaved people in one room. The room, designed for 50 had at least 200 people, all mad as heck because the city gave the developers vision for developing […]

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  • Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Urban Park Set Back

    Dear Friends, The long awaited Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Urban Park behind Bayer’s lake has just received a huge setback. It was proposed 10 years ago that HRM would buy out two large landowners to round out the park boundaries and include Susie’s and Charlie’s Lakes in the park. A recent facilitator’s report has […]

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  • 63rd Annual General Meeting with Guest Speaker Silver Donald Cameron

    The public is welcome to attend the 63rd Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Nature. Come and meet renowned author Silver Donald Cameron, who will give us an update on his Green Interview project, and noted wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft, who will lead us in a discussion on the negative impact of the use of […]

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  • Biomass Use Reduced: Government Ends Must-Run Regulation

    We have a partial victory on the Biomass campaign, thanks to the petition and the hard work of the Forest Coalition of which Friends of Nature is a member! This press release came out today. Stopping the must run status of the Port Hawkesbury plant is a start but our ultimate goal is still to […]

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