Forest Nova Scotia making strides toward sustainable forestry

Peter Spicer is the owner and operator of Seven Gulches Forest Products in Cumberland County. He says he manages his land the same way his father did, with an emphasis on keeping the forest healthy and sustainable. Photo Credit: Contributed

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Sustainable forestry practices will not only benefit the environment but also provide economic opportunities for generations to come.

Nova Scotia is covered by around 75 per cent or four million hectares of forest, which supports an important industry. Forest Nova Scotia is the largest forestry membership organization in the province, including everyone from small private woodlot owners to large mills. Its mission: to advocate on behalf of the sector to ensure healthy, productive forests for all.

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Source: Saltwire

 

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