It is sad that Maine has not learned from the serious impacts clear-cutting has had in the Maritime Provinces. This will be followed by intense herbicide sprays designed to eliminate unwanted tree species creating what some refer to as a … Continue reading FORESTRY – ARCHIVE 2015: J.D. Irving gets exemption on Maine clear-cutting rules
You should NEVER think that there is nothing you can do to effect change – on any issue. The biggest thing we can do is spread this information around. Get out there yourself and see what is going on. Once … Continue reading FORESTRY – ARCHIVE 2015: Rod Cumberland speaks out about the negative impacts of New Brunswick’s forest management.
Keep in mind as you review these maps for 2001, 2010, and 2017, our forests are the “lungs” of the earth and we are systematically destroying them. DEFORESTATION – Based on the definition and the belief that endemic forests are … Continue reading ISSUE – DEFORESTATION: Map illustrates last 17 years of deforestation and the end is not in sight. You will be startled!
The battle between forestry interests in Canada and the United States just never seems to end and generally the issue is about real or perceived subsidies given to Canadian companies, particularly the forestry giant JD Irving, Limited (JDI). With major … Continue reading FORESTRY: Facts about Irving subsidies and the tariff battle between Canada and the US
During the 60’s and 70’s, woodlot owners fought hard for the establishment of marketing boards, realizing that without them, they had no hope of being paid a fair dollar for their wood, since the large forestry companies had all the … Continue reading FORESTRY: Private Woodlot Owners: Speaking out in New Brunswick. Maine owners should not hesitate.