Job Posting: Western Woodlot Services Coop

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Western Woodlot Services Cooperative Ltd. (WWSC) is a new organization established to deliver woodlot management services to private woodlot owners in Yarmouth, Lunenburg, Queens, Kings, Digby, Annapolis, and Shelburne counties of Nova Scotia. They are currently hiring a general manager for a six-month term with the opportunity for immediate extension. Western Woodlot Services Cooperative Ltd…. Read more »

Board Meeting Minutes February 2016 – July 2016

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Following the 2016 AGM, the MCFC Board of Directors has switched to quarterly meetings. We’ve been working very hard here at the MCFC to keep the inner workings of the organization transparent but sometimes fall behind on posts! All minutes including the AGM are posted below, along with the annual report from 2015 – March… Read more »

Lumberjacks, Loggersports, and North American Forestry

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Guest Post by MCFC Technical Intern Zach Bernard Canada is a country of forests – 348 million ha dominating the landscape across the country, excluding the prairies and tundra. Its no surprise that when Europeans wanted to colonize North America, the forests needed to be harvested, cleared, and processed, which presented a great challenge. The… Read more »

Spring 2016 Newsletter

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It’s certainly been a busy spring at the MCFC. We had the opportunity to attend numerous conferences and workshops, sharing the vision of community forestry across Nova Scotia. Some highlights were the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities Forest Workshop, the Registered Professional Foresters Association of Nova Scotia and of course our second AGM! The highlight… Read more »

MCFC By-Laws

As promised, the MCFC By-Laws are available for member review starting April 27, 2016 to May 31, 2016. If you would like to follow-up on the resolutions made during the AGM, minutes will be posted shortly. Please look over this document thoroughly and provide feedback to MCFC Manager, Mary Jane Rodger. She can be reached… Read more »