GINTA – Why our province’s forests could use a Lorax or two

(Image: Daniela Ginta)

IT WAS ON a very rainy early day of spring that, being half-way through the book beautifully titled ‘The Hidden Life of Trees’ by Peter Wohlleben (Greystone Books, 2016), I sank into that state of loving what I was reading, being intrigued by what I was learning, and at the same time feeling saddened by what is revealed if you are to take a peek at the way trees are cared for in our province.

On a recent trip to a cabin near Bridge Lake, we talked to the host about the same. The pitiful state of affairs in the area.

The local school was closed because the jobs disappeared when the mill closed.

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