Monthly Archives: September 2016


New Research Suggests New Brunswick Balsam Firs May Be At Risk

By | September 28th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

New research from the University of New Brunswick suggests that softwood trees such as balsam fir and black spruce may be at risk due to global warming. The findings, collected by forestry professor Charles Bourque, warns that these species of trees may disappear from the province’s forest within the next 80 years due to climate change. [...]

What Nova Scotia’s Latest Statement on Clearcutting Means for Private Woodlot Owners

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Earlier this month, Nova Scotia’s Minister of Natural Resources Lloyd Hines stated that the province will not be placing regulations on private woodlot owners in terms of clearcutting. The minister was adamant that private woodlot owners should have the right to decide upon their own methods of forestation, including clearcutting. Hines says that the province plans [...]