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NATURALLY: Don’t let the music stop

“Nova Scotia is an excellent location to raise a family, and not just for humans”, writes Donna Crossland to introduce her article about the arrival of songbirds from afar and their efforts to raise families here. “Before the hardwoods have … Continue reading

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Eagles – Too much of a good thing?

In this month’s Nova Scotia naturally column, Mark Elderkin asks whether our feeding bald eagles during the winter has been overly successful in helping this species to recover from its precipitous decline between 1940 and 1960. “About 100 breeding pairs … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia’s rare fire-dependent ecosystem

In the March 2014 column, Nick Hill and Dave Patriquin describe the infrequent meeting of the boreal jack pine and the southern broom crowberry, which occurs primarily in habitats naturally prone to repeated fires. It is found in a handful … Continue reading

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How Dad’s view of deadwood changed

In this month’s column, Matt Miller describes how his Dad’s view of how he saw and managed the family woodlot has changed over time. Once seeing deadwood as a nuisance to be removed, today he see’s it as an essential … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to our website, posted January 29, 2014. It’s main function is to collate articles we have written under the banner Naturally Nova Scotia in weekend issues of the Chronicle Herald, and to hear from our readers. In time we … Continue reading

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