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Forests and forestry
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Photographs of forestry, biomass, hydrology, and clear-cutting scenes

File contains 215 photographs taken by Bill Freedman at a variety of locations, including Aylesford Lake, NS, and Halifax County, between 1980 and 1995. Photographs show experimental and conventional clear-cutting examples at Aylesford Lake, Nova Scotia; advanced regeneration after a burn near Herring Cove, Nova Scotia; views of Pebbleloggitch Lake, Kejimkujik National Park; different rates of growth of trees of different ages; felling, bucking and sorting of Acer saccharum, and examples of throughfall and stemflow. Also includes examples of herbicide efforts.

Photographs of the destruction caused at Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia, by the Brown Spruce longhorn beetle

File contains 68 photographs taken largely by Bill Freedman (but also by Sweeney) at Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 2000. Photographs show aerial and up-close examples of the destruction wrought on the urban park by the invasive Brown spruce longhorn beetle, believed to arrive in the city via the nearby port.

Photographs of travels in South America

File contains 139 photographs taken Bill Freedman on his travels in South America in 2002. Photographs show jungle, rain forest, market, and beach scenes, as well as pictures of artwork and of fellow travelers.

Photographs of wildlife, rain forests, and people in South America

File contains 222 photographs taken by Bill Freedman during his travels in South America, between 1999 and 2001. The file also contains a small number of photographs taken by World Wildlife Fund members in 1988. Photographs show forestry recovery after controlled burns; pictures toucan, caiman, alpaca, armadillo, owl, and otter; rain forest scenes; and people. Photographs were taken in Peru (Machu Picchu, Guano Isdlands, Manu River, Cuzco), Bolivia (La Paz, Titicaca, Yungas), Costa Rica (Santa Cruz), and Brazil (Pantanal).

Proposal for a study on the increased use of wood as an energy source in Nova Scotia : [manuscript and other materials]

File contains the draft proposal written by Freedman and others for ADI Limited, in association with the Institute for Resource and Environmental Studies and Gardner Pinfold, for the Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy. File also contains handwritten interview summaries, and relevant cited materials.

Selected studies of forestry and bird communities in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick : [manuscript and correspondence]

File contains the manuscript written by Freedman and Greg Johnson for the monograph "Biology and conservation of forest birds", Society of Cananadian Ornithologists Special Publication no. 1 (edited by A.W. Diamond and D.N. Nettleship). File also contains reviewer-edited drafts, correspondence, and proceedings itinerary.

Short-term changes in vegetation after the silvicultural spraying of glyphosate herbicide onto regenerating clearcuts in Nova Scotia, Canada : [draft manuscript and other materials]

File contains a draft manuscript written by Freedman, R. Morash, and D. MacKinnon, for the Canadian Journal of Forest Research, volume 23. File also contains correspondence and reviewer comments. The article covers spraying at the Antrim, Little River Lake, and Riverside sites.

Some ecological implications of nutrient removals during intensive forest harvesting : [draft manuscript and correspondence]

File contains two draft manuscripts of Freedman's paper, which was presented at the conference Economic and Environmental Aspects of Mechanical Harvesting in Newfoundland, Canadian Institute of Forestry, Newfoundland Section, 36th Annual Meeting, November 12-13, 1992, Corner Brook. File also contains correspondence.

Vegetation development in a hardwood-forest chronosequence in Nova Scotia : [manuscript and other materials]

File contains the manuscript written by Freedman and M. Crowell, for the Canadian Journal of Forest Research, volume 24. File also includes data sets related to Twinspan and Decorana runs, correspondence, and reviewers comments. Manuscript was originally titled "Vegetation development across a post-disturbance chronosequence of hardwood-forest in Nova Scotia".

Wilfred Creighton fonds

  • MS-2-264
  • Fonds
  • 1854, [19-]-1995
Fonds consists of materials created and accumulated by Wilfrid Creighton, including correspondence, articles, manuscripts, financial and legal documents, minutes, photographs and a variety of personal papers and memorabilia. Materials relate to Creighton's education, career and long-time interest in forestry, but also include some materials relating to family history.

Creighton, Wilfred, 1904-2008

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