Community forest eyes burn piles for industry

By Andru McCracken Rocky Mountain Goat December 12, 2017

 

The Valemount Community Forest was able to catch up on burning piles of wood debris left over from logging operations thanks to helpful weather over the past weeks without smoking out Valemount,

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Forest Practices Board new report:

Changes needed to B.C.’s forest practices legislation December 5, 2017

VICTORIA – In a new report released today, the Forest Practices Board is recommending that government make a number of improvements to the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA). 

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Eleven wildfires a year in Burns Lake

BC Local News November 21, 2017

Between 2007 and 2016, there was a total of 111 wildland fire starts within the radius service area of the Village of Burns Lake – an average of 11 per year. 

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BC Wood Industry Trade Mission:

China a better partner than U.S. By Tom Fletcher BC Local News November 20, 2017

B.C. Forests Minister Doug Donaldson is back from his first wood industry trade mission to China and Japan,

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MLAs unanimous on BC wildfire recovery

Call for incentives to salvage wildfire-damaged timber, and increased forest fuel management and reforestation. By Tom Fletcher Alberni Valley News November 16, 2017

MLAs touring B.C.

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The Voice of Experience

Thinning the forests could change wildfire patterns, forest manager says CBC News November 16, 2017

The manager of the UBC research forest near Williams Lake says that after a summer of wildfires,

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Sunshine Coast Update

Community Forest uploads response By Dave Lasser, Sunshine Coast Community Forest Sunshine Coast Reporter November 16, 2017

All forest licensees in B.C. have to go through a rigorous and complex process to obtain permission to harvest trees on public land in B.C.  

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