Spruce beetle outbreak requires aggressive action

By Donna Barnett BC Local News February 3, 2018 Spruce beetle outbreaks occur throughout B.C. and usually last up to seven or eight years. These insects are native to our province and they normally feed on the inner bark of weakened or fallen trees.

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BCGEU weighs in on Professional Reliance

BC Environment Has Suffered from a History of ‘Reliance’ By Stephanie Smith, President of the BCGEU The Tyee February 2, 2018 Professional Reliance is a fancy word that means nothing to most people — precisely what was intended when the former BC Liberal government introduced this scheme more than a decade ago.

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Free Lecture in Victoria

The Future of Wildfire in BC Association of BC Forest Professionals February 1, 2018

What can we learn from California? The summer of 2017 brought the worst wild fire season in BC history.

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100 Mile House

Planning underway for community forest By Max Winkelman 100 Mile House Free Press February 1, 2018 While they would like to do some work on the 100 Mile House Community Forest ridge above Centennial Park,

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Do you think this could work in BC?

Drones can fix our forest problem by planting 100,000 trees a day By Chris Smith BGR January 31, 2018

…smart drones could fix humanity’s major deforestation problem by planting trees cheaper and more efficiently than humans.

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MP Cannings Reports on the Natural Resources Forum

‘From the Hill’ — BC’s natural resources Rossland Telegraph By Dick Cannings, MP South Okanagan-West Kootenay The Rossland Telegraph January 30, 2018 In mid-January I attended the British Columbia Natural Resources Forum in Prince George. 

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“What is the plan, if any?”

Opinion: Status quo a non-starter in BC’s forest industry By Arnold Bercov, President Public and Private Workers of Canada The Province January 28, 2018

Doug Donaldson understands better than most how neglected B.C.’s forests are,

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Plant Communities at Risk from Logging

BC Forest Practices Board January 25, 2018

VICTORIA – A Forest Practices Board investigation of a complaint about logging near Mt. Elphinstone Park has found that BC Timber Sales met all of its obligations in developing the cutblocks,

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