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N.S. wilderness protected by NCC

June 15, 2013, Halifax, N.S. ­­– The Nature Conservancy of Canada has committed to protecting more than 5,000 hectares of wilderness in Digby County, Nova Scotia.

The group acquired the land, known as The Tusket River Headlands, through a partial purchase and donation from J.D. Irving Ltd., and is valued at almost $4 million.

“Our business today is about seeing the forest for much more than just the trees,” says Jim Irving. “Sustainable forestry is at the absolute core of the way we manage our forestry business. Good environmental science and good stewardship are good business.”

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