No business outliving Nova Scotia’s forests

Zack Metcalfe
The Chronicle Herald
November 21, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

Forestry is an indispensable industry if employed sustainably, ensuring the continuous supply of high quality wood with which we build our homes, feed our fires and carve our masterpieces, but if our cuts are too frequent, too all consuming, places like this doomed stand of hardwood will continue to lessen until they’re downright difficult to find, for us and for the wildlife which depends on such maturity. …There are some very intelligent and dedicated people who, right now, are in pursuit of Nova Scotia’s last remaining old growth forests. …With solemn steps, I bid farewell to trees I had no business outliving.

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