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Liscomb Game Sanctuary - Before
| If you wish to make your voice
heard on this issue, please use
the petition form at the bottom of this page,
add your own comments and send it to your MLA, Departmental
Ministers and to the Premier of
Our lives begin to end the
day we become silent about things that matter.
-- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Seloam Lake May 10th
Lake May 14th
- February, 2006
has passed since DNR Minister Richard Hurlburt's
announcement that the Department of Natural Resources
would consider a logging ban in the Liscomb Game
estimates are that 25% MORE of the Sanctuary has
been clearcut while the Minister and his 'scientists'
stall on a decision (adding to the 30-50% already
endorse our current petition to stop the clearcuts
and establish a community-based remediation &
sustainable forestry plan. It's for all of us.
Click here for the petition.
Hurlburt has released his Department's report
only one day before he was re-assigned to another
Minister responsible for Natural Resources is
The Honourable Brooke Taylor.
Click here for the petition.
The Case for Liscomb
Stop the clearcuts and road building. Now.
2. End logging lease renewals. Today.
3. Establish a remedial, community-based, forestry
for existing clearcut lands.
4. Define a community-based resource management
strategy for the future.
Please help us to convince the government that
it is in their best interest to act responsibly and
follow the will of the people of this Province. There
has to be an end to clearcutting now! Responsible, sustainable
forestry creates more jobs and ensures that our children
will inherit a healthier environment.
Action! Send a message to our government.
- We invite you to write your own message (see addresses
below), or you may use the form
on this page. Whichever method you choose, please take
For more photos taken in Liscomb Game Sanctuary (May
2005) showing ongoing clearcutting during the Review
Process, or for a history of the DNR/Bay of Islands
negotiations, please check our news update link at:What's
For background information on DNR's Review (announced
January 2005) of the 26 Sanctuaries and Wildlife Management
Areas, please click here
When looking at this page, please note that the
moose in the picture is not standing in a clearcut
but against the backdrop of a healthy, growing
To respond NOW to DNR's Review
please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
fax: (902) 679-6176
write a letter to:
Sanctuaries and Wildlife Management Areas Review
Wildlife Division, NS Dept Natural Resources
136 Exhibition Street, Kentville, NS
To contact the Ministers directly:
Honourable Brooke Taylor (PC)
Department of Natural Resources
3rd Floor, Founders Square
1701 Hollis Street
P.O Box 698
Halifax, NS B3J 2T9
Phone: (902) 424-4037
Fax: (902) 424-0594
The Honourable Carolyn Bolivar-Getson
Department of Environment and Labour
Terminal Road Building, 6th Floor
5151 Terminal Road
PO Box 697
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
the Petition - Use the form below to send a clear
but firm message to Honourable Richard Hurlburt, Minister
of Natural Resources, in support of an immediate stop
to clearcut logging on the Liscome Game Sanctuary, as
requested by Bay of Islands Center and a growing list
of organizations and individuals across the Province.
Copies will automatically be sent to Premier Rodney
MacDonald, the Ministers of Environment, Economic Development,
Education and to your own MLA (check form). You are
welcome to edit the form and add your own comments.
Bay of Islands
Economic Development Center Association