Opinion: Education key to understanding lumber industry

November 23, 2017

By: The Working Forest Staff

“How did we get so detached from the things we use every single day?” Stacie Carroll wonders in a recent commentary published by the Chronicle Herald.

“It should be mandatory for people who use forest products such as toilet paper, sandwich wrappers, paper cups, instruments, furniture, construction materials and coffins to learn this life cycle and understand how what they consume plays a role in the bigger picture in this complex, sustainable sector known as forestry.”

The silviculturist and woodlot owner goes on to say that environmental activists “continue to confuse the public and don’t communicate facts that help Nova Scotians understand forests, forestry and the renewable resource management, which are a major contributor to the financial stability of this province.”

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