March, 2013

Kari Gunson Report – from testimony Mar 27 2013

March 31, 2013 admin Latest Posts

Kari Gunson, Road Ecologist, Eco-Kare International Access roads bring vehicles and people into areas where wildlife live.   The road and project will cover and change the habitat with which Blanding’s turtles have evolved with over time, and the risk of road mortality has led to a proposed road mitigation strategy, approved by the MNR, […]

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Report on Appeal Hearing, Mar 25

March 26, 2013 admin Latest Posts

Submitted by Myrna Wood PEC Field Naturalists It took a third full day to complete the cross examination of Paul Catling, alvar expert.   Gilead’s lawyer questioned him about the 4 1-acre alvar areas he had identified in his presentation.  Using other articles Paul had written Mr. Hamilton compared these lists of plants as if […]

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Report on Tribunal Appeal hearing for Mon. March 18 2013

March 19, 2013 admin Latest Posts

PECFN report on Tribunal Appeal hearing March 18, 2013 Submitted by Myrna Wood, Prince Edward County Field Naturalists   Sylvia Davis, the Ministry of the Environment’s lawyer, cross-examined our witness, Paul Catling, for the entire first half of the day, even though she claimed she would take only one hour.   By pursuing her theme […]

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Dr. Robert Barclay on Bats at the ERT hearing Thursday March 7

March 8, 2013 admin Latest Posts

Dr. Robert Barclay presented evidence about bats on video conference from Calgary to the ER Tribunal yesterday.  Myrna Wood was able to listen in on the telephone and sends the following report.   I think Robert did well with a clear and simple statement.   Sarah Kromkamp, lawyer for the MOE, asked him questions about his […]

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Paul Catling Day at the ERT

March 8, 2013 admin Latest Posts

Wed March 6 2013 Cheryl Anderson Today Dr. Paul Catling is our hero.  His testimony at the Environmental Review Tribunal showed that proper botanical studies had not been carried out as part of the Environment Impact Study of the site. His conclusion was that only 30% of the species occurring on this globally imperilled alvar […]

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Ostrander Point Hearing Begins – March 4 Update for Donors and Friends

March 4, 2013 admin Latest Posts

The hearing finally started today.  Approximately 150 people crowded into Sophiasburgh Town hall in Demorestville for the 11 pm starting time.  The tribunal members were revealed:  Mr. Robert Wright, who we are familiar with from the preliminary hearing, and Ms. Heather Gibbs.  Present were lawyers for the Ministry of the Environment and Gilead Power along […]

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