BEAVER DAM MINE PROJECT: DALHOUSIE GRAD STUDENTS’ RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION

In response to Atlantic Mining Nova Scotia’s proposed open-pit gold mine project, Beaver Dam Mine, recommendations for consideration were made for the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada, Atlantic Mining Nova Scotia, and federal authorities in the ongoing assessment of the Beaver Dam Mine Project. Dalhousie University graduate students from Dr. Alana Westwood’s class ENVI5001 EnvironmentalContinue reading “BEAVER DAM MINE PROJECT: DALHOUSIE GRAD STUDENTS’ RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION”

DALHOUSIE’S FOREST ECOLOGY & MANAGEMENT GRADUATE CLASS SUBMITS COMMENT ON NOVA SCOTIA’S REVISED OLD FOREST POLICY

Last month, the draft of the revised Old-Growth Forest Policy in Nova Scotia was publicly released with a call-out for public consultation. The draft can be found here. Dr. Alana Westwood and graduate students from her Ecology & Management course submitted their feedback on the proposed policy update. Their key recommendations for updating the policyContinue reading “DALHOUSIE’S FOREST ECOLOGY & MANAGEMENT GRADUATE CLASS SUBMITS COMMENT ON NOVA SCOTIA’S REVISED OLD FOREST POLICY”

ALANA WESTWOOD WINS TEACHING AWARD AT DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

In early May, the Faculty of Management presented Facilitating Excellence in Student Learning in Exceptional Times awards to Dr. Alana Westwood and her fellow colleagues who have supported student learning over the past year. Recipients were nominated by students and peers within the Faculty. Congratulations Dr. Westwood!! Read more on this news and the selectedContinue reading “ALANA WESTWOOD WINS TEACHING AWARD AT DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY”

FOREST ECOLOGY & MANAGEMENT STUDENTS CREATE TREE SPECIES FACTSHEETS

Students in ENVI5050: Forest Ecology & Management from Dalhousie created tree species factsheets displaying social, economic, and biological attributes of key trees. As part of this semester’s class, graduate students each selected a tree species to develop a visually appealing factsheet to demonstrate the key features and display the fascinating facts of the species. AllContinue reading “FOREST ECOLOGY & MANAGEMENT STUDENTS CREATE TREE SPECIES FACTSHEETS”