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Halifax Green Network Plan Consultations: critical sessions coming up

We encourage everyone who values our green spaces to attend a session which run from March 30 to April 7. NEW INFO (Apr 2): The maps and other info and opportunities for online comment will be available online on Monday April 4, 2016. From “The second phase of public engagement for the new Halifax […]

A short film on biomass harvesting

The case against clearcutting forest for electricity could hardly be stated more succinctly or more believably. View film

“Give our forests back to the people”

So goes the headline for an op-ed by HFN member and Colin Stewart Conservation Award winner Bob Bancroft in today’s CH. “Centuries ago, Maritime forests loomed over freshwater shores; tall, vibrant, thick and strong. Early European settlers grumbled about spending dismal days in forests with sunlight cut off by thick overhead canopies of leaves and […]

25000+ sign on to anti-biomass petition

An Anti-Biomass Petition (“Stop destroying Nova Scotia’s forests for biomass power generation”) has garnered more than 25000 signatures in less than 10 days. Started by a St. Margaret’s Bay resident, it elicited a Bruce McKinnon editorial cartoon in the CH. Read more in CH. The petition remains open.

Thursday, Mar. 3: Members’ PHOTO NIGHT & AGM

The Annual General Meeting takes place first. It includes reports of HFN business and activities over the past 12 months, and also the election of the next Board of Directors. Then it is ‘show time’ for viewing and hearing about a wide variety of members’ photos. 7:30 p.m. at the NSMNH Read More