Newfoundland and Labrador
Corner Brook, NL – The newly released Provincial Sustainable Forest Management Strategy (SFMS) has taken some small steps towards true sustainability but still has a way to go according to an environmental coalition. The Sierra Club of Canada, the Protected Areas Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Labrador Métis Nation, the Third Signatory, Father John McCarthy, PhD, and the Canadian Nature Federation responded to a call for public input on the provincial strategy in August of 2003 by submitting a collective set of recommendations.... Read more »
Sierra Club of Canada Report Evaluates Provincial Fulfillment of National Forest Strategy Objectives
Corner Brook: Sierra Club of Canada released a report today containing indicators for evaluating the National Forest Strategy (NFS) 2003-2008 commitment to manage Canada’s natural forest using an ecosystem-based management (EBM) approach.... Read more »
Sackville, NB -- Leading environmentalists from all four Atlantic provinces expressed grave concerns about the ongoing mismanagement and destruction of the public forest resources at a conference in Sackville, New Brunswick this weekend.
Sierra Club of Canada Atlantic Canada Chapter convened the conference of concerned citizens, conservation groups, environmental experts and small scale woodlot owners from across Atlantic Canada to discuss, among other things, the state of crown lands in the region.