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Date: October 4, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Zoom Meeting
Executive Director, Nova Scotia Woodlot Owners & Operators Association (NSWOOA)
Money Often Costs too Much
Reconsidering forest practices in Nova Scotia
For 50 years, Nova Scotia embraced an industrial model of forest management, which emphasized the growth and harvesting of small-diameter softwood trees for commodity products such as wood pulp and small dimensional lumber.
Andy Kekacs discusses the impacts of that strategy on Nova Scotia’s forest; the growing discontent among woodland owners; foundations of our current interest in ecological forestry; and following the path toward holistic forest management.