Local Forestry

Cap and trade system could help forests

Cap and trade to benefit woodlot owners in NOva scotia

If Nova Scotia implements the right cap-and-trade system, it could mean millions for woodlot owners and rural communities.

Dale Prest of non-profit Community Forests International predicts a major shift for the province’s forestry industry.

“From one that rewards a low cost of production that results in clear cutting, to one that rewards maintaining and growing a healthy forest as possible,” he said Friday.

November 24, 2016 - 15:45