Recognizing a wide diversity of interests related to forestry, the Government of Nova Scotia is undertaking an independent review of forest practices in Nova Scotia. Professor William Lahey, President of the University of King's College, has been retained as Project Lead for the review. His mandate was to provide his report to Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller by the end of February 2018. That mandate has been extended until the end of April.
The review will examine current practices, including strengths and weaknesses, and provide recommendations for improvement regarding how Nova Scotia balances long-term environmental, social and economic interests in managing the province's forests. In particular, the review has the mandate to examine the following components:
Review Extended until End of April
Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller has extended the time frame for the Independent Review of Forest Practices. The review, launched on Aug. 30, will be completed at the end of April.
You may contact the forest practices review by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your correspondence will be forwarded to Professor William Lahey for his consideration.