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  • An Invitation from Minister Gordon Wilson Regarding Protected Areas

    Dear Friends: You are invited to a momentous environmental announcement on Monday which we believe will bear the fruit of 15 years of work by FON, especially Brad and Rudy. Best wishes Syd Dumaresq, Chair Friends of Nature

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  • Support Boat Harbour Closure

    Dear Friends: The Boat Harbour deadline is fast approaching and the Premier is under a lot of pressure to cave. The onus is on the rest of us to make our feelings known to give him some assurance that there are voters out there who want him to stay the course. I urge you to […]

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  • “The Mill” documentary to be shown on CBC

    Dear Friends of Nature: With the Pictou mill so much in our thoughts, I highly recommend Joan Baxter’s recent book “The Mill”. There is also a documentary on “The Mill” which will be on CBC at 10:00 pm AST this Thursday, August 29. Here is a link to an article about the documentary in Truro […]

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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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