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Forestry

Betty Krawczyk!

Posted on Aug 19, 2012 | 0 comments

BETTY KRAWCZYK Betty Krawczyk is a petite, silver-haired great-grandmother of 84 who may just represent the future of the environmental movement. She's a jailbird. As many of the interviews in this series point out, our world is now run by what David Korten calls  "an alliance between the world's largest corporations and most powerful governments...

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A Gift of Forest – Sunday column, December 19, 2010

Posted on Dec 20, 2010 | 0 comments

What I want for Christmas is a forest. I don’t want just any forest. I want a 313-acre tract of woodland near Scotsburn, Pictou County. Until this month it belonged to Wagner Forest Nova Scotia Ltd, an American forest products corporation. It now belongs to the Friends of Redtail Society, a locally-based conservation group formed specifically to acquire it. I...

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