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Canada’s seed vault asks First Nations to identify important tree species – CBC

Mar 29, 2022 National Seed Centre of Canada looks for advice, offers training in preserving seeds The National Tree Seed Centre in Fredericton is like an ark for seeds. And it hopes to send some of those seeds out into the world to help repopulate vulnerable species that First Nations communities across the country hold dear. Since […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202232 Views

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National Tree Seed Centre Launches Indigenous Seed Collection Program

From: Natural Resources Canada News release March 21, 2022 Canada’s forests are an integral part of our fight against climate change. Resilient forest ecosystems help preserve biodiversity, protect and conserve our water resources and mitigate the effects of climate change by capturing and storing carbon, resulting in clean and healthy air. They also play an […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 202232 Views

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Public Advisory: Illegal Caribou Harvesting Investigations Launched in Labrador

March 18, 2022 Officers with the Resource Enforcement Division have conducted two separate investigations into groups for allegedly illegally harvesting caribou in Labrador. On Monday, February 28, 2022, Resource Enforcement Officers responded to complaints of illegal caribou harvesting in Northern Labrador where they located snowmobilers and snowmobiles with several caribou and caribou parts in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202297 Views

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NS Government: Community Projects to Reduce Emissions

March 8, 2022 Nova Scotia communities are pursuing clean energy projects with funding from the Low Carbon Communities program. “Communities across Nova Scotia have shown that they want to be a part of our clean energy future. Nova Scotia has set ambitious climate change goals, and these investments support innovative local ideas that will help […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 202232 Views

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Natural measures helping protect sacred Mi’kmaw island damaged in storms – CBC

Feb 18, 2022 ‘Chapel Island is a sacred place and has been a sacred place since time immemorial’ Hay bales typically used to feed livestock are being used as a temporary barrier to protect one of Nova Scotia’s sacred Mi’kmaw sites. Chapel Island (Mniku) in Cape Breton has been damaged by storms that brought high winds […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202245 Views

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Public Advisory: Request for Proposals for Northern Peninsula Timber Development Now Open

February 4, 2022 The Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture is calling for Request for Proposals (RFPs) to pursue commercial timber development opportunities in Forest Management District 17 on the Northern Peninsula. This RFP is open to local individuals, forest harvesting and processing companies, Indigenous governments and organizations with an interest in the commercial development […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2022105 Views

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NS Government: Funding for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

January 21, 2022 The Province is investing $500,000 to help install more electric vehicle charging stations in Nova Scotia. “Nova Scotia is a national leader in acting on climate change by reducing emissions. Electric vehicles can play a big role in reducing emissions and helping us achieve our goals of having a cleaner economy that […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202244 Views

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Government of Canada Announces New Resources to Strengthen Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change in the Atlantic Provinces

From: Natural Resources Canada December 17, 2021                          Ottawa, Ontario                                     Natural Resources Canada Communities across Atlantic Canada are already experiencing the impacts of climate change.The low-lying coastal geography of the region makes communities and infrastructure particularly vulnerable to flooding and coastal erosion due to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2021119 Views

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GNB: Provincial government supports enhanced land use on former Tracadie Range; growth of wild blueberry sector

01 September 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries and the Department of Natural Resources and Energy Development are moving forward with a plan to enhance land use on the former Tracadie Range in the northeastern part of the province. A land use plan has been in place for more than […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202196 Views

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Forestry workers welcome Northern Pulp’s $350 million transformation

July 15, 2021 HALIFAX – Forestry workers who have been out of work welcome Paper Excellence’s announcement to spend $350 million to transform the Northern Pulp kraft pulp mill in Pictou that has been in hibernation since 2020. “We hope Northern Pulp’s plan to transform the mill into one of the world’s cleanest will meet […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2021105 Views

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