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Province’s caribou plan threatens forestry restart in the Northern Rockies

The economic viability of the Northern Rockies hangs in the balance as the province's new push to protect boreal caribou impedes the region's planned rejuvenation of its forestry industry.

The province has launched a draft Boreal Caribou Implementation Plan, which protects vast swaths of forest, including areas the regional municipality had targeted for timber harvesting, and where locals say caribou don't live.

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Source: Alaska Highway News

 
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