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Climate change, Forestry, Land stewardship, Cape Breton, Gaelic, Ecology, Woodlot

Big Spoon Cove
A Year of Fun and Friends, Tears and Fears, Forests and Forecasts by Girvan Harrison

Come on over to Big Spoon Cove and meet some of my neighbours. In this humble village we’ll meet two cantankerous old men, an ecology professor, forest researcher, biologist, forest technologist; even a hermit monk, along with my grandchildren.

Together we’ll have bull sessions ranging from climate change, forest management, to saw milling by discussions, at times heated, occurring in various settings.

Let’s head on over and meet these opinionated folks.

We come, we go, and in between we try to understand.

~Rod Steiger

Those who have the humility of a child may find again the key to reverence for, and kinship with, all life.

~ J. Allen Boone

If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito. 

~Anna Roddick

Girvan Harrison photo

Girvan Harrison, RPF, CFT has been employed as a Highway Survey Technician, Truck Driver, Silviculture Contractor, Department of Lands and Forests Natural: Technician Forest Resources/Supervisor Forest Resources, and Instructor at the Maritime Forest Ranger School. Since his retirement from MFRS in 2003 he taught the forest ecology course at the Maritime College of Forest Technology in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

His previous books include: So Ya Wanna Be a Ranger, Out Roddie's Way. Out Roddie’s Way—expanded second edition, Nature’s Way and Roddies's New Woodlot. Harrison was inducted into the New Brunswick Forestry Hall of Fame in 2004, and the Nova Scotia Forestry Hall of Fame in 2007.


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