Feeding the Fire

A well-researched article on Nova Scotia’s biomass policy. 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 […]

Winter Tracking Event

Due to the weather forecast as well as the current condition of MacBeth Road the tracking event has been rescheduled for next Sunday, March 1 at 1:00pm, weather permitting. WINTER TRACKING: SEE ANIMALS THROUGH THE EYES OF THE TRACK  ​​ You are invited to join Billy Mac Donald and Joella Arsenault of Friends Of Redtail […]

Community Forest Proposal

The Friends of Redtail Society (FRS) wishes to announce that the Society was advised recently by Kermit de Gooyer, Protected Areas and Ecosystems Branch, Nova Scotia Environment, that a 50 acre parcel of Crown Land adjoining FRS lands near Scotsburn has been designated the MacKay Brook Nature Reserve – the highest level of protection available […]

Walking With Grief

We are all walking with grief. In this moment many in our community are experiencing the pain of loss, illness, or uncertainty. In this moment our own suffering may be caused by events that are happening to us directly, to others we know and love, or to other Beings and living systems we have formed […]

A special visitor

Yesterday we had a visit from some very special people – Xander and his sister Cameron came by to drop off their donation from Xander’s bottle drive. Once again Xander and his family spent their summer collecting bottles to raise money for 3 charities in their community – Friends of Redtail, EarthARC Horse Rescue, and […]