Ostrander Point — Catch up on expert testimony on the natural environment

In the Ostrander Point ERT Appeal phase 1 — plant life, animal life and the natural environment — PECFN’s expert witnesses (the first 4 of 8) have been truly impressive.

If you haven’t been able to keep up on a daily basis, her are links to the reports published by CCSAGE at www.ccsage.wordpress.com plus information about the next ERT sessions.

Testimony of expert witnesses

1. Dr. Paul Catling on alvars: https://ccsage.wordpress.com/2013/03/07/day-3-of-the-ostrander-point-ert-appeal-dr-paul-catling-on-alvars/ . Note: an alvar is an area of thin or no soil over a limestone base.

Cross-examination: https://ccsage.wordpress.com/2013/03/19/day-5-of-the-ostrander-point-ert-appeal-dr-catling-cross-examination/ .

More cross-examination: https://ccsage.wordpress.com/2013/03/27/day-6-of-ostrander-point-more-cross-examination-of-dr-catling/ .

2. Dr. Robert Barclay on bats: https://ccsage.wordpress.com/2013/03/10/day-4-of-the-ostrander-point-ert-appeal-dr-robert-barclay-on-bats/ .

3. Ms. Kari Gunson on access roads and Blanding’s turtles: https://ccsage.wordpress.com/2013/03/28/day-8-of-ostrander-point-ms-kari-gunson-on-access-roads-and-blandings-turtles/ .

4. Scottish expert Martin Scott on birds and wind energy projects: https://ccsage.wordpress.com/2013/03/29/day-9-of-ostrander-point-scottish-expert-martin-scott-on-birds-and-wind-energy-projects/ .

Next ERT sessions

Please attend one or more of the ERT sessions in Demorestville at the Sophiasburgh Town Hall:

  • Wednesday, April 3, 10:00 am — Dr. Fred Beaudry on Blanding’s turtle.
  • Thursday, 9:00 am — Ted Cheskey, Nature Canada.
  • Friday, 9:00 am — Bill Evans, Cornell University.

We’re desperate for donations

If you are able, please consider donating to the legal fund of one or both Appellants:
• PECFN — for the natural environment phase: see www.saveostranderpoint.org .
• APPEC — for the human health phase: see www.appec.ca .

Posted on March 30, 2013, in Catch up summary, Natural environment, Ostrander Point, White Pines, Wind turbines. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. December 4th- two very large cats are making roads around 1021 Babylon road, and placing red-flag markers at the road where I understand wpd plans to erect turbineswhat the heck? nothing in the news roger neil county road 13

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