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Eastern Shore Forest Watch Association
Action, education, and alternatives to promote the health of the Acadian Forest

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 Forest Watch is going -- Into the Woods!

We're putting together an exciting year-long program of hands-on learning,  public events, guest speakers and outings, with a focus on the Acadian Forest ecosystem, how to use it and not abuse it.

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Our most recent extraordinary event:



Introducing Our Backyard Rainforest: 

      The Eastern Shore Islands Wilderness Area

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     Photo by Peter Green, NS Nature Trust       

Wednesday, June 12 at 7:00 pm
Lions Hall, Musquodoboit Harbour
43 East. Petpeswick Road
Did you know that the islands along the Eastern Shore make up a coastal boreal rain forest?  The Nova Scotia Nature Trust does!  During the past two summers the Trust carried out scientific studies to build up an ecological profile of the landscapes that lie off the Eastern Shore.  It turns out that our group of over 100 islands is home to some of the last untouched boreal forest in Nova Scotia, having grown as many as 130 successive generations of boreal forest since the last Ice Age!
Peter Green, Coastal Coordinator with the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, will describe the Trust's research findings, and discuss the next steps needed to protect this treasure.  Peter will illustrate his talk with lots of fascinating slides.
Come and get a glimpse of our unique Eastern Shore Islands Wilderness -- it will change how you look at our islands.
This special event is free (although donations are always gratefully accepted) and everyone is welcome.  Bring a student!  We'll have refreshments afterward and time to chat with friends.



Next meeting

Wednesday 2 April 2014

Note change of DAY for this meeting only

7:00 pm

Dobbit Bakehouse

Musquodoboit Harbour





Contact us:
info@forestwatch.ca


Cell Phone: 902.460.8943

 Eastern Shore Forest Watch Association
Comp. 10, Site 2, R.R.#2, Head of Jeddore
Nova Scotia, B0J 1P0, Canada


 

Join Forest Watch!

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Email: info@forestwatch.ca and ask for a membership form

 

 


Links

Eastern Shore Forest Watch collaborates with many other organizations.  Check out some of these informative websites, videos, photos and Facebook pages:

Bay of Islands 
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
Clean Nova Scotia
Coastal Coalition of Nova Scotia 
Dalhousie University
Ecology Action Centre
East Coast Environmental Law 
Five Bridges Wilderness Heritage Trust
Friends of Martinique Beach
Hope for Wildlife
Living Earth Council
Maritime Canada
Mining Watch Canada
Musquodoboit Harbour Farmers' Market 
Musquodoboit Trailways Association
Nova Scotia Environmental Network
Nova Scotia Public Lands Coalition
Nova Scotia Woodlot Owners and Operators Association
Saint Mary's University: Community Based Environmental Monitoring Network 
Save Caribou: Clear-cutting at Caribou Gold Mines
Sierra Club Canada--Atlantic chapter
The Deanery Project
Transition Eastern Shore 

Send suggested links and corrections to:
info@forestwatch.ca



 


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Website updated 30 January 2014
EasternShore Forest Watch Association:  info@forestwatch.ca
Comp. 10, Site 2, R.R.#2, Head of Jeddore, Nova Scotia, B0J 1P0, Canada