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Roots & Folks

Lennie Gallant wrote the song early on a summer morning at his father’s cottage overlooking the harbour in Rustico, Prince Edward Island. He and a group of...

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Les Corkum is a retired forestry technician from Hants County, NS with a collection of American chestnuts in his backyard arbouretum.

King of the forest

Tracking down a specific tree in Nova Scotia is like hunting for a particular grain of sand on Prince Edward Island or a cob of corn in southern Ontario, but...

A New Era in Forest Management?

On a sunny Saturday in April this year, just before 10am, about 50 people filed into the Masonic Hall in Caledonia, N.S. Their purpose: to discuss plans for...
Charles and Toshiko MacAdam create crocheted playgrounds for clients around the world from their home in Bridgetown, NS

From Nova Scotia to Japan

Say you are a Japanese textile artist who has earned acclaim for the giant children’s play structures you crochet by hand. And say you met a former art...
Goshawk fledglings.

Time flies…

Time might well be nature’s way of keeping everything from happening at once. The arrival of Newfoundland & Labrador’s spring sparks a sprint for many wild...
Chambers was a popular politican cartoonist for newspapers in Nova Scotia, but his other abiding love was for painting local scenes in his beloved province.

Behind the pencil

Cartoonist Bob Chambers produced thousands of drawings during his career and became famous for using his sharp wit to lampoon the foolish and the powerful in...

A Tale of Two Women

In 1962, Rachel Carson’s seminal book, Silent Spring, which explored the links between pesticide use, wildlife mortality, and human cancer, sparked what...