Report Moose Sightings

We need your help to understand moose movement and habitat use! If you see a moose or evidence of moose in mainland Nova Scotia, you can report your sighting directly to the province or put your sighting up on iNaturalist. Look for the Project ‘Mainland Moose’.

Petition to Stop Crown Land Harvests in Mainland Moose Habitat

Nature Nova Scotia has initiated an online petition, addressed to Minister Mombourquette and the Department of Lands and Forestry and focused on current harvest activities in the area between Fourth Lake and the Napier River, where endangered mainland moose were recently confirmed by several biologists and naturalists. Please sign and share widely, and help us protect the mainland moose in […]

N.S. Steps Up Forest Cutting

N.S. Forest Cutting Plans are continuing to be developed despite the severe need to allow the landscapes to recovered from overcutting. This is destruction of wildlife habitat as well as elimiination of any chance for a long term healthy forest landscape for future generations.  The plans threated to eliminate the rest of the mainland moose in western Nova Scotia. Shown […]

N.S. Supreme Courts finds for Endangered Species

Judge Bothers has found that the Minister (in reality, the Department of Lands and Forestry) has not fulfilled many of his legal obligations under the Endangered Species Act. Specifically, with respect to the 6 representative species  chosen for the case: – recovery plans have not been completed on time, – recovery teams have not been appointed on time, – recovery […]

Nova Scotia’s Vanishing Forest Habitat

Nova Scotia used to be considered a mostly forested Province. Clear-cutting and over harvesting of trees has changed it into a wooded scrubland. Yet the Provincial Department of Natural Resources and forest industry continue to use clearcutting of what is left and not give the woods any chance of recovering to a heathy forest status. Learn and act to help […]