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Cape Breton Post
ESKASONI — A new five-year forestry agreement was signed by chiefs representing the five Mi'kmaq bands in Cape Breton and Marc Dube from Port Hawkesbury Paper.
According to a press release, the new contract with Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources (UINR) outlines the roles and responsibilities for harvesting and silviculture, while paying special attention to species-at-risk and culturally signifiant areas for traditionl-use plants.
Quotas for pulpwood, stud wood, saw logs and biomass are also detailed in the agreement.