Tree drama

My favourite tree is probably the American beech, not because it’s the tallest or longest lived member of Maritime ecology, but because it’s beautiful, and comes with a compelling history. At one time the majority of Maritime trees were American beech, so astoundingly common that before the 20th century hikers of all stripes were overwhelmed […]

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Cape Sharp Tidal turbine at Aecon site nearly completed

PICTOU – A tidal turbine being built here is nearly finished, and from any angle at close range, it’s big. It’s the first of two five-storey high turbines – each weighing 1,000 tonnes and spanning 16 metres – that are being installed near Parrsboro by Cape Sharp Tidal – whose partners are OpenHydro and Emera. […]

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