N.B.'s new forest plan protects more Crown land from industry, minister says

A new Crown forest strategy includes increasing the percentage of protected lands to 30 per cent from 23. (Robert Jones/CBC)

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New Brunswick is taking steps to protect more Crown forest, consult First Nations on forestry management, and allow for uses other than timber harvesting, Natural Resources Minister Mike Holland said Wednesday.

Holland announced a long-term strategy for Crown forests that he said will see the percentage of protected Crown forest increase to 30 per cent from 23 per cent.


Source: CBC News


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