Local Forestry

Looking to the Finland model to find Nova Scotia's forestry potential

Exploring the potential of private woodlots

When Harold Alexander walks through the woods in Digby County, he sees untapped potential.

The veteran forester has managed woodlots in this area for more than 35 years with an eye on the future. But it’s his concerns today about the state of the industry that took Alexander and four other people to Finland in September to find ways to import that country’s industry successes here.

February 16, 2017 - 17:45