Archive for November, 2007

Thursday, November 22, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
STU Conference Centre, 368 Forest Hill Rd

* Sign our petition at http://smartgrowthunb.ca/petition

We, the undersigned, do not agree with the development of the UNB Woodlot by big box retail, road networks that slice through this wildlife refuge, and the slaughter of dozens of beavers using underwater kill traps. Continuation of this development will effectively destroy any meaningful wildlife spaces, areas for student labs and tree research, an quiet spaces for the public to hike.”

“We call upon the University of New Brunswick to put a moratorium on development in the Woodlot and preserve the majority of the UNB Woodlot as an uninterrupted wildlife refuge and outdoor teaching lab. Development should stop until extensive, meaningful public participation is coordinated
by University of New Brunswick.


The undersigned

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Beaver return November 2007

Beavers off in the distance busy putting their food stock away on a calm November evening. They have patched the lodge and raised their dam. Picture credit: Earle Arnold. Picture taken: November 14, 2007.

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Check out what is planned to be built by Home Depot. The buiding marked ‘Warehouse’ will be Costco : another building and parking lot on top of Corbett Marsh and Corbett Brook.
Will these proposed developments trigger an Environmental Impact Assessment? The Home Depot did not despite its location next to the Corbett Marsh. http://www.trinity-group.com/index.php?q=node/135

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