Forestry Review Calls for Less Clear Cutting on Crown Land

Nova Scotia says it will respond “as soon as possible” to a major review of the province’s forest practices that recommends protecting ecosystems and biodiversity.

The yearlong review was carried out by University of King’s College president Bill Lahey and presented to Stephen McNeil’s government on Tuesday.

The key recommendation is a suggestion the province should adopt a “triad model” of ecological forestry. read more >>