Author Archives: Dan Earle

Living Shorelines conference available

We all know something concerned about coastal erosion. Living Shorelines is a way to manage erosion, while keeping our coast healthy, and friendly for birds and animals.  Join the region’s leading experts for a 2-day applied workshop at beautiful White … Continue reading

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Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz

Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz – Please join! Have you heard a squeaky-hinge song lately, or seen a flash of rust-tipped feathers under a bright yellow eye? Although occasionally overlooked as “just another blackbird,” Rusty Blackbirds face an unfortunate and … Continue reading

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Whitefish news

Endangered Atlantic whitefish faces new threat Fisheries and Oceans Canada promises action after demolishing broodstock hatchery By Paul Withers, CBC News Posted: Mar 25, 2014 8:12 PM AT Last Updated: Mar 25, 2014 8:12 PM AT Scientists believe there are fewer than … Continue reading

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Fracking by-products

Fracking, the splitting of subsurface shale strata to release oil and gas, is a topic of discussion in Nova Scotia. Some of the main issues have been effect on ground water and wells and the disposal of waste water. This … Continue reading

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It can’t happen here?

You know the story…  “oh, happened there, never happen here”. This one is really serious – ocean acidification on the west coast is destroying a resource we have counted on for years. What if there were no Digby Scallops anymore. … Continue reading

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