A Scientific Report on the Forest of Pictou County

An interesting article worth another read, highlighting  Friends of Redtail Society land. A Scientific Report on the Forest of Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada by Diana Beresford-Kroeger A multi-national corporation bought 500,000 acres of Nova Scotia in 2006.  This sale included a series of parcels amounting to a total of 313 acres near Scotsburn, Pictou […]

May Days on Public Lands continue: May 23 and 29 at 1:00PM

Dear members and friends, The rain held off on the 14th for those who showed up for a walk on the Public lands that border the Friends of Redtail Society (FRS) lands. The outing included spectacular views all the way to the Strait and PEI, the pure song of the white-throated sparrow, the quiet of […]

Saturday May 14th: May Days Guided Walk on Public Lands

Dear members and friends,  Friends of Redtail Society (FRS) continues its commitment to getting to know the neighbouring Public lands by spending time there involved in various activities. Garbage collection has begun and will continue throughout the month. We anticipate the ongoing photo documentation of the various areas designated for commercial thinning and clearcutting by […]

May Days of Action for Public Forest Lands

Scotsburn, Pictou County, April 20, 2016….The Friends of Redtail Society (FRS) is calling on members, neighbours and interested citizens to join them on Nova Scotia’s public forest lands starting on May 1. Several years ago FRS was welcomed by the Minister of Natural Resources of the day, Honourable Charlie Parker, to explore the province’s Crown […]

Feeding the Fire

A well-researched article on Nova Scotia’s biomass policy. https://www.halifaxexaminer.ca/province-house/feeding-the-fire/

AGM Keynote Now Online

The Keynote Address by Danny George at the Society’s AGM on March 20, 2016 is now online. Included at the end of this video is another video Danny previously produced in an effort to sound a warning about biomass when the plant was being proposed.  

Friends of Redtail Society AGM will look at the bio-mess of biomass

  The Friends of Redtail AGM will shine a spotlight on biomass and its impact on the forests of Northern Nova Scotia. In a presentation entitled “From annihilation to value added: putting forward a new vision for Nova Scotia’s forests”, keynote speaker Danny George will talk about what he is witnessing in the woods that […]

Statement on Closure of Schools in Rural Communities

Friends of Redtail Society (FRS) was born out of a realization that an all out assault on rural communities was in progress, manifested in many ways, particularly in the clear-cutting and destruction of our forests and the habitats they provide. Since its beginning in 2007, FRS has managed to save 313 acres of local forest […]

Free Winter Tracking Series

Friends of Redtail Society will be hosting a winter tracking series on Sundays in the month of February. The event is free and will take place at 1 pm on February 7, 14, 21 and 28. Photo: Following a Fisher track on a snowy ridge. Photo: Joella Arsenault. The event invites participants to see animals through […]

Notice of AGM

Members of the Friends of Redtail Society are hereby duly notified of the Society’s Annual General Meeting, which will take place at: 1:00 pm, Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the Gammon Centre in Scotsburn, Nova Scotia. The address is:  4136 Scotsburn Road (located beside the post office). The keynote address Community Forest Lessons from Otter […]