Author Archives: Dan Earle

Nature Conservancy Canada visits Yarmouth

TREPA (Tusket River Environmental Protection Association) will be hosting an information session on the work of the National Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Nova Scotia. Doug van Hemessen, the Stewardship Coordinator for the Nature Conservancy, is making the presentation. NCC … Continue reading

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Post of interest on our forests

This email is meant to serve as an ‘FYI’, for those concerned (and I am suggesting that everyone copied herein should be concerned).  The following is a link to a discussion, published today, on the Nova Scotia Forest Notes website: http://nsforestnotes.ca/2017/01/03/natural-resources-canada-ghg-calculator-confirms-nova-scotia-forest-bioenergy-schemes-are-worse-than-coal-2/ Unlike … Continue reading

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New Google environmental change tool

Google Timelapse, https://earthengine.google.com/timelapse/, uses the Google Earth satellite data from 1984 to the present to show changes in ground cover. When  you put in your location it shows a video of the changes,  in our case below it looks predominately like a … Continue reading

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Healthy Forests – Finding Info

Donna Crossland gave a TREPA presentation on November 25th in Yarmouth. This is some additional information springing from that event. 3.3b Easy Instructions on Obtaining Satellite Imagery for One’s Own Area By Donna Crossland, Healthy Forest Coalition Email / 22 … Continue reading

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Bob Bancroft in Mahone Bay

TREPA is forwarding this announcement. Bob has been invited by the South Shore chapter of the Council of Canadians to take part in a panel on biomass harvesting. The panel discussion will take place on Nov. 18, 7 p.m. at the … Continue reading

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