Entries by WestFor Management Inc

Forestry Family – February Edition

We as a sector are proud of the deep rich history that comes from generations of hard-working forest workers. While we are so lucky to have years and years of generational forestry knowledge it is not as often that we hear about new young companies popping up in the sector. This interview is a reminder […]

Forestry Family – January Edition

It’s finally a cold day when I arrive at The Hollow Log in Caledonia on the South Shore of Nova Scotia. I am greeted by Joanne, Chris, Chris, and Cindy in their restaurant covered in photos of logging history in the area. I am given a great, hot cup of coffee when I learn that […]

Forestry Families – December Edition

If you subscribe to our newsletter you would have had a first look at our December Forestry Family. If you don’t, we would like to introduce you to the Veinotte Family! It was a rainy, grey December day when I showed up at the Veinotte’s shop in Pinehurst. Any grumpiness that I was feeling was […]

Forest Harvest and Mainland Moose in Digby County, NS

Our planned and on-going forest harvest in Digby County follows all current provincial Special Management Practices (SMP) identified for mainland moose. The SMP was created by the Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry biologists based on science including recommendations from the Nova Scotia Mainland Moose Recovery Team. Contrary to recent media reports, the preservation […]


If you subscribe to our newsletter you would have had a first look at our November Forestry Family. If you don’t, we would like to introduce you to the Hankison Family! It was one of those miserably cold, grey November days that we are all too used to here on the East Coast as I […]

Forestry Families – October Edition

Here at WestFor we are thankful for the many proud, passionate, hard-working men and women that contribute to the forest sector. We would like to take the next 12 months to highlight 12 families that are a part of the sustainable forestry practices that happen in our province. We would like to start with Wade […]

World Forestry Day

Today is World Forestry Day! It has been a rough year for our sector across the country from mill closures to false information spread over social media. While there are a lot of misconceptions and personal attacks on social media about forest workers, we thought today would be a great day to remind everyone that […]

Photo Contest!

Rural communities feel more like home because of establishments such as The Hollow Log Café. The Hollow Log Café has been located in Caledonia, rural Nova Scotia, since September 17, 2012. It is run by a forestry family in a forestry community. It is a popular stop for truckers, operators, and forest techs a like […]

Happy Holidays

We are busy this holiday season with lots of projects on the go! We started November off right with doing a trick-or-eat on the last day of October. In November we had lots of layout to be done by our field staff as well as some old growth scoring. We had our camera crew running […]


Welcome to the new WestFor Website! First off we would like to give a huge thank you to Details Events & Design Studio for all of the amazing work that they have done with our website and social media, as well as Mighty Wee Websites for all of their hard work! We are excited to […]