MCFC Winter Newsletter

You may have noticed that on January 31st, the MCFC completed our pilot phase with the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources. As we discussed in our fall newsletter, we are anticipating building a 10-year agreement with DNR to continue to test innovative forestry businesses for Nova Scotia’s rural communities. However, due to the uncertainty… Read more »

Four Mile Stillwater Trail Proposal

You may have recently heard that the MCFC is proposing to upgrade an existing footpath in the Medway Lakes Wilderness Area along the Mersey River adjacent to Four Mile Stillwater. We’re currently completing the public feedback and engagement component of Nova Scotia Environment’s ’10 Steps to Build a Hiking Trail’ process. This is the time… Read more »

Board Meeting Minutes June 2017-December 2017

As we move out of the pilot phase, we’d like to share our board meeting minutes from the last half of 2017.  In recent months we’ve been working with DNR to complete a thorough evaluation of Nova Scotia’s first community forest pilot project.  We will be releasing a letter regarding the state of the MCFC… Read more »

My Summer with the Trees

By: Freya Clark Working for the Medway Community Forest Co-op this summer was amazing, educational and fun. The time just flew by! Over the course of the summer I got to learn and do so many practical and  interesting things including: helping to plan for the Seven Mile Lake Fire Burn Tour and the Old… Read more »

MCFC Summer Newsletter

As the days get shorter and the leaves on the trees begin to change we look back on what was a productive and exciting summer for the MCFC. With the help of our Summer Intern Freya Clark, and volunteers from our Board of Directors and the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute (MTRI) we put on two… Read more »