A clear vision, carbon offsets and science needed for the future health of B.C.’s forests

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Opinion: Government's policy intentions paper indicates the province spends over $20 million annually on silvicultural enhancements, but with an area of 20.3 million hectares being deemed economically suitable for harvesting, an investment of less than $1 a hectare is unimpressive.

On June 1, the province of British Columbia released a policy intentions paper, Modernizing Forest Policy in British Columbia: Setting the Intention and Leading the Forest Sector Transition. The document indicates the intention by government to initiate a number of changes needed in the forest sector.

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Source: Vancouver Sun

 

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