Forester Elbert Murray has seen lots of terrible storms in his 78 years, but nothing like post-tropical storm Fiona that’s left his woodlots in Pictou County, N.S., nothing but a massive, tangled mess.
“It’s gone and I’ve lost a hundred years,” said Murray, who predicts the forest will recover over the next century. “Eventually it will come back to where it was.”
Meanwhile, Murray says he won’t be able to work his woodlot in Hodson this fall and winter because the damage is too extensive. So far he’s only been able to look at the perimeter of his woodlots, but expects the damage to be just as bad,
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