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 »

Firewood Labourer Wanted

The MCFC is seeking a firewood labourer to get through the busy fall season, with possible extension into a full-time position. We are hoping to find a reliable local employee who is able to operate our splitter and use their own chainsaw to buck wood. The employee must possess the following to apply: Experience cutting… Read more »

Board Meeting Minutes February 2017-June 2017

After a busy and productive couple of months, we’re catching up on our meeting minutes. All minutes from February 2017 to the present day are posted below. We will begin meeting regularly again after the summer. If you have any questions or would like more information feel free to contact us. Stakeholder Meeting April 2017… Read more »

2017 AGM and Stakeholder Meetings

We’ve had a busy spring here at the MCFC, including hosting our third AGM and our fourth Stakeholder Consultation Meeting. These meetings covered significant ground as we approach the end of the pilot phase. To ensure transparency in our organization, we’ve put together a synopsis of the workshop components of both these meetings.  During these… Read more »

Introducing our summer intern: Freya Clark

  My name is Freya Clark and I am the Summer Intern at the MCFC this summer. I am very excited to be a part of this important community owned sustainable forestry movement, and to be living in beautiful Queen’s County this summer! I am originally from the little town of St. Andrews New Brunswick, but… Read more »

Participant and Member Survey

Help us gather information and measure the satisfaction of the MCFC throughout the wider community by completing our participant survey by May 1. The MCFC is quickly growing and developing new, innovative ways to manage our forest in the future. We want to know how we can serve you, and our forest better. Don’t hesitate… Read more »

Board Meeting Minutes August 2016 – February 2017

In anticipation of upcoming public and stakeholder meetings, we’re catching up on our meeting minutes from the past few months. All minutes from September 2016 to today are posted below. As you can see, meetings have been more regular in the past months as we negotiate the details of our management plan and plan for… Read more »

2017 Strategic Plan

As might already know, the Medway Community Forest Cooperative was originally established as a pilot project agreement with the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources in 2015.  The terms of our agreement outlined a 3-year pilot phase, where the MCFC would meet specific evaluation criteria that would address the key areas in which the MCFC aimed… Read more »