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”

SCHOOL FOR RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (SRES) FACULTY CALL FOR AMENDMENTS TO NOVA SCOTIA’S ENVIRONMENTAL GOALS AND CLIMATE CHANGE REDUCTION ACT

Last week, Nova Scotia’s Progressive Conservative government introduced Bill 57, the Environmental Goals and Climate Change Reduction Act into the house. Faculty members of Dalhousie’s SRES, including lab head Dr. Alana Westwood, weighed in on the bill with an open letter. Although commending and overall supportive of the Bill’s direction and intent, SRES faculty calledContinue reading “SCHOOL FOR RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (SRES) FACULTY CALL FOR AMENDMENTS TO NOVA SCOTIA’S ENVIRONMENTAL GOALS AND CLIMATE CHANGE REDUCTION ACT”