Originally posted on Ontario Wind Resistance:
Thanks to all who helped contribute pictures (Betty, Ernie, Jim and anyone else I’ve missed!). To the rest of the world- please use them to show the rest of the world what the MNR, Nextra and the Ontario government are up to.
Fisherville, Haldimand Cty, Ontario:
Today, at approximately 10:30am, Florida basedwind company Nextera Energy chainsawed down the tree limb (large cottonwood) holding a beautiful, active, bald eagle nest (species of Special Concern in Ontario).
How is this possible? Yesterday at 5:00pm the MNR gave a permit to this corporation to destroy this eagle pairs nest, and cut down the tree— as long as they were able to do it by January 6th -
tomorrow. In typical cold government language, it is justified that the tree and nest should be removed as it was “scheduled to be removed for the construction of a road, and within 20 metres of…
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